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dc.contributor.authorHill, Malcolm-
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Moira-
dc.contributor.authorMoodie, Kristina-
dc.contributor.authorWallace, Brendan-
dc.contributor.authorBannister, Jon-
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Furzana-
dc.contributor.authorMcIvor, Gill-
dc.contributor.authorKendrick, Andrew-
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-03T11:02:27Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-03T11:02:27Z-
dc.date.issued2007-08-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/1130-
dc.description.abstractIn 2003 the Scottish Executive introduced a new Fast Track policy on a pilot basis, which was intended to speed up the processing of persistent youth offending cases and reduce rates of persistent offending. Additional resources were provided to promote access to dedicated programmes, as well as quicker assessment, report delivery and decision-making. This paper, based on a multi- stranded comparative evaluation, describes how the policy was welcomed by a wide range of practitioners, decision-makers and managers involved with children’s hearings, most of thought it was a positive innovation consistent with the hearing system’s commitment to a welfare-based approach. Fast Track cases were handled more quickly than others. After two years, however, the policy was discontinued, largely because of negative evidence about re-offenden_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherSage-
dc.relationHill M, Walker M, Moodie K, Wallace B, Bannister J, Khan F, McIvor G & Kendrick A (2007) More haste, less speed? An evaluation of Fast Track policies to tackle persistent youth offending in Scotland, Youth Justice, 7 (2), pp. 121-138.-
dc.rightsThe final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Youth Justice, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2007, © SAGE Publications, Inc., 2007 by SAGE Publications, Inc. at the Youth Justice page: http://yjj.sagepub.com/ on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/-
dc.subjectyouth justiceen_UK
dc.subjectscotlanden_UK
dc.subjectyouth crimeen_UK
dc.subjectchildren's hearingsen_UK
dc.subjectpolicy evaluationen_UK
dc.subject.lcshJuvenile delinquency Scotland-
dc.subject.lcshRecidivists Scotland-
dc.subject.lcshJuvenile justice, Administration of Scotland-
dc.titleMore haste, less speed? An evaluation of Fast Track policies to tackle persistent youth offending in Scotlanden_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1473225407078775-
dc.citation.jtitleYouth Justice-
dc.citation.issn1473-2254-
dc.citation.volume7-
dc.citation.issue2-
dc.citation.spage121-
dc.citation.epage138-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.author.emailgillian.mcivor@stir.ac.uk-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
dc.contributor.affiliationApplied Social Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirling-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Glasgow-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Glasgow-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Glasgow-
dc.contributor.affiliationApplied Social Science-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
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