International Youth justice

University of Liverpool, Friday 25th September 2009

Conference Chairperson
 DR NEAL HAZEL, University of Salford
Confirmed Speakers
ROB ALLEN, Director, International Centre for Prison Studies, Kings College, London University
‘Child Imprisonment: International contexts and comparative perspectives’

PROFESSOR ADAM CRAWFORD, University of Leeds  
 ‘Governing Freedom’s Children: Choice, responsibility and the politics of behaviour’

DR URSULA KILKELLY, University College Cork 
 ‘Youth Justice and International Human Rights Standards’

 ‘The Demonisation of Children and Young People: Is England and Wales an exceptional case?’

DR FRANCIS PAKES, University of Portsmouth 
 ‘Comparative Youth Justice: The lure of difference?’
 Conference Rapporteur

PROFESSOR GILL McIVOR, Stirling University

Note: Registration fees have been fixed at deliberately modest rates in order to allow for the widest participation. Significant interest in the conferences is anticipated and, as such, early booking is recommended in order to avoid disappointment.


Ms Dianne Webb

YC/YJN Conference Administrator

School of Sociology and Social Policy

The University of Liverpool

Bedford Street South

Liverpool L69 7ZA



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