Reducing Reoffending: Review of Selected Countries

Published: November 2012

This report presents research commissioned by Audit Scotland on international levels and experience of reoffending. It aims to set the Scottish experience of reoffending in context and to identify factors which other jurisdictions have seen affect reoffending rates.

The jurisdictions included in this review are: Scotland, England and Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Norway and New Zealand.

Authors / Editors

Prof Sarah Armstrong

University of Glasgow

Prof Fergus McNeill

University of Glasgow