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dc.contributor.authorMalloch, Margaret-
dc.contributor.authorMcIvor, Gill-
dc.contributor.authorLoucks, Nancy-
dc.description.abstractThe 218 Centre was set up following consistent concerns about the increasing number of women in prison in Scotland and the high-level needs of many of these women. It is an innovative and high profile attempt to develop appropriate responses to women in the criminal justice system. It offers women an opportunity for ‘time out’ of their normal environment without resorting to ‘time in’ custody, providing both residential and community-based services. This article outlines some of the issues and challenges which characterised the early development and operation of the 218 Centre. It illustrates the ways in which some of the issues that arose during the evaluation resonate with current and ongoing debates within criminology and draws attention to the difficulties in using the criminal justice system to address otheren_UK
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell / The Howard League-
dc.relationMalloch M, McIvor G & Loucks N (2008) 'Time Out' for Women: Innovation in Scotland in a Context of Change, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 47 (4), pp. 383-399.-
dc.rightsPublished in The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. Copyright: Wiley-Blackwell / The Howard League. The definitive version is available at
dc.subjecttime-out centreen_UK
dc.subjectwomen and justiceen_UK
dc.subjectcommunity supporten_UK
dc.subject.lcshWomen prisoners-
dc.subject.lcshFemale offenders-
dc.title'Time Out' for Women: Innovation in Scotland in a Context of Changeen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargoreasonPublisher conditions require a 12 month embargo.-
dc.citation.jtitleHoward Journal of Criminal Justice-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.contributor.affiliationApplied Social Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationApplied Social Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
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