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SJF Briefing: Practitioner perspectives on working with young women in the criminal justice sphere: the importance of relationships

Published: 2021

Summary

Scottish Justice Fellowship Briefing

Practitioner perspectives on working with young women in the criminal justice sphere: the importance of relationships by Dr Annie Crowley, University of Stirling.

This research briefing paper outlines the accounts of practitioners experiences of working with young women in a variety of settings related to criminal justice in Scotland. It focuses upon their relationships with young women, highlighting the importance of these to their work, the emotional labour and skill involved, and the challenges to building and maintaining them within a context of structural constraints.