Alcohol and Violence among Young Male Offenders in Scotland (1979 ‐ 2009)

Published: March 2009

This briefing summarises a research report of the same name by William McKinlay (Scottish Prison Service), Alasdair Forsyth and Furzana Khan (Glasgow Centre for the Study of Violence, Glasgow Caledonian University).

The purpose of this research was to develop understanding of the use of alcohol, and violence, among male Young  Offenders in Scotland. The research was commissioned by the Scottish Prison Service specifically to inform and support their desistance and violence reduction agenda.


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Research Themes

Violence, Drugs and Alcohol