Electronic Monitoring: Tagging Technologies in Criminal Justice
New report on electronic monitoring (EM) published by SCCJR as the Scottish Government’s future vision for the use of EM tagging technologies is announced. More…
New book about community punishment in Europe sheds light on ‘mass supervision’
The SCCJR’s Fergus McNeill has co-edited a new book exploring the origins, evolution and adaptations of supervision in 11 European jurisdictions. Community Punishment: European Perspectives, co-edited with Gwen Robinson, illuminates the phenomenon of ‘mass supervision’. More…
(Re)Imagining Youth research goes on display
The (Re)Imagining Youth team are set to share their work with the public in two exhibitions – one in Hong Kong, the other in Glasgow.
Nancy Lombard on gendered violence: ‘A cause and a consequence of inequality’
The SCCJR’s Dr Nancy Lombard, of Glasgow Caledonian University, has contributed a chapter to the European Commission’s new report, Visions for Gender Equality.
For details see News
SCCJR evaluation finds Whole System Approach to youth justice boosts partnership working
A co-ordinated approach to diverting young offenders away from the criminal justice system has been found to boost partnership working amid a reduction in referrals to the children’s hearing system.
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SASO Student Essay Competition 2015
The Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO), in conjunction with SCCJR, awards an annual essay prize open to students of criminology and/or criminal justice.
For details of how to enter see News
SCCJR publishes evaluation of rape victim support service
Researchers from the SCCJR find 24-hour advocacy support service for victims and survivors of rape was highly valued by those who used it.
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Trafficking Culture in the News
The work of SCCJR Research Assistant Christos Tsirogiannis has received extensive press coverage after The Scotsman reported on auction house Christie’s withdrawing auction lots for sales amid concerns about links to organised crime. Christos, who is a member of the Trafficking Culture team, warned the auction house was failing to carry out “due diligence”.
The Governance of Security and the Analysis of Risk for Sporting Mega Events
Creating a ‘living legacy’ for Europe from an analysis of security planning for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (G2014). Providing key guidance and learnings to practitioners before, during and after G2014.
For more information please visit G2014