the criminology and criminal justice network
In England and Wales, the Youth Justice System appears to be in a fluid state that is full of controversy, ironies and contradictions, as well as being made up of continuously shifting alliances between policies and practises of the ‘authoritarian, the restorative, the retributive and the productive’ (Muncie, J. 2009: 387). The causes of such fluidity can be attributed to the media’s exacerbations and sensationalisations of certain aspects of youth culture and supposed…Continue
Added by Thomas J Gale on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 — No Comments
Should the Youth Justice System be based on Values of Punishment, Welfare or Both?
The main aim of the Youth Justice System, with regards to the sentencing of young offenders, has always been a highly debated topic within our late modern society. There are a number of things that can influence the construction of youth justice policy and practise by changing public opinion; various significant events, such as the…Continue
Added by Thomas J Gale on May 6, 2011 at 21:36 — No Comments