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dc.contributor.authorBurman, Micheleen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMalloch, Margareten_UK
dc.contributor.authorMcIvor, Gillen_UK
dc.contributor.editorAnnison, Jen_UK
dc.contributor.editorBrayford, Jen_UK
dc.contributor.editorDeering J, Jen_UK
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-29T01:51:58Z-
dc.date.available2016-10-29T01:51:58Zen_UK
dc.date.issued2015-10en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/24470-
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Between 1995 and 2002, a total of 11 women killed themselves in what was then Scotland's only prison for women, HMP and YOI Cornton Vale. The deaths, and the seeming frequency with which one followed another (seven women died within a 30-month period between 1995 and 1997; and two women died in one week in 2001), sent shock waves through the Scottish criminal justice system and wider Scottish society. Although the subsequent fatal accident inquiries failed to identify any single reason for the suicides, it was acknowledged that a history of drug use and withdrawal problems following imprisonment were common experiences among the women who died. As Scotland is traditionally distinct from England and Wales, with its emphasis on a more welfarist approach to criminal justice (via criminal justice social work rather than probation), the deaths of these women called for drastic action and led academics, practitioners and policy makers to question the appropriateness of existing sentences and associated interventions for women.en_UK
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dc.publisherPolicy Pressen_UK
dc.relationBurman M, Malloch M & McIvor G (2015) A comparison: criminalised women in Scotland. In: Annison J, Brayford J & Deering J J (eds.) Women and the Criminal Justice System: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 59-80. https://policypress.co.uk/women-and-criminal-justice.en_UK
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dc.titleA comparison: criminalised women in Scotlanden_UK
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dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-01en_UK
dc.rights.embargoreason[Criminalised women in Scotland published version.pdf] : The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository therefore there is an embargo on the full text of the work.en_UK
dc.citation.spage59en_UK
dc.citation.epage80en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.identifier.urlhttps://policypress.co.uk/women-and-criminal-justiceen_UK
dc.author.emailm.s.malloch@stir.ac.uken_UK
dc.citation.btitleWomen and the Criminal Justice System: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitationen_UK
dc.citation.conferencelocationBristolen_UK
dc.citation.isbn978-1447319313en_UK
dc.publisher.addressBristolen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Glasgowen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociology, Social Policy & Criminologyen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociology, Social Policy & Criminologyen_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-84979085367en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid563682en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0003-3655-7874en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0002-7147-2078en_UK
dc.date.firstcompliantdepositdate2016-10-28en_UK
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