Young people on remand in Victoria: balancing individual and community interests

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Author: Ericson, Matthew; Vinson, Tony

Abstract:

This monograph provides recommendations for further improving the handling of young adult remandees in Victoria, Australia, on the basis of statistical evidence, a review of international and national practices and the experience of those working within the remand system. This report is structured in four sections. First, a general review of remand and its place within the criminal justice system is undertaken, including its conventional and emerging functions. The second section reviews evidence-based remand reform policies based on current practices which have effectively been...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Culture and society; Disadvantaged; Indigenous people; Statistics; Youth; Equity; Policy

Keywords: Community development; Educationally disadvantaged; Poverty; Prisoners; Social exclusion; Social justice; Equal treatment; Statistical analysis; Policy analysis; Youth at risk

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; United States; Scotland; England; Wales; Europe; North America; South Australia; Victoria

Published: Richmond, Victoria: Jesuit Social Services, 2010

Physical description: 81 p.

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ISBN: 9780980736649 (pbk.); 9780980736656 (online)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 103.387

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