Out of Trouble: Reducing Child Imprisonment in England and Wales--Lessons from Abroad
By Solomon, Enver; Allen, Rob.
Prison Reform Trust (London, England); Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Trust (London, England); King's College London. International Centre for Prison Studies (London, England).
“The primary purpose of this report is to look at specific policy and practice examples from outside the UK and also examples of relevant recent wholesale youth justice reform that has successfully reduced the number of children incarcerated in a particular jurisdiction” (p. iv). These ten chapters are bookended by an introduction and conclusion: alternatives to custodial remand; dealing with non-compliance; measures for children under 15; alternatives for violent/serious persistent offenders; t... Read More