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"You're just saying we should let them off!": this view, offered by a member of the public when plans for rights-based, early intervention and prevention approaches to youth crime were mooted in Swansea in 2008/2009 is still arguably current. In fact, and exacerbated by the resource strains that are placed on public services by austerity measures,...
This emerging, multi-disciplinary project focuses upon understanding how youth justice policy can be re-aligned so that it discerns and addresses acute welfare needs of children and adopts a new analytical and assessment framework, namely that of public health.
This project focuses on how Children First is being developed and applied in Wales and other devolved UK nations. Also, and critically, the project seeks to understand how children's rights, notably as per the UNCRC, are influencing and creating change in 'justice' related practice that is directed towards children.
To better comprehend children's understanding of their right to participate in decision making, the ways in which this right is exercised and the impacts associated with participation (personally, societally and in terms of policy and legislation).