S. Batchelor, F. McNeill

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    This paper provides a brief overview of what we know about young offenders in
    Scotland. After presenting some basic trends and patterns of offending, we discuss
    how criminal careers are established and developed, paying particular attention to
    characteristics associated with young people involved in persistent offending.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSecure in the knowledge
    Subtitle of host publicationperspectives on practice in secure accommodation
    EditorsMark Smith, Bob Forrest, Phil Garland, Lynne Hunter
    PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)190074323X
    Publication statusPublished - May 2005


    • perspectives
    • practice
    • secure accommodation
    • offending
    • young offenders
    • basic trends
    • patterns of offending
    • criminal careers
    • persistent offending
    • characteristics
    • behaviour


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