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Juvenile Justice in Scotland

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ISBN13: 9780567005281
ISBN: 0567005283
Published: April 1998
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



""The purpose of this book is to assess the development of the children's hearings system since its inauguration in 1971. The central questions whether the ideas and principles upon which the system is founded - the welfare philosophy - continue to provide a coherent basis for the practical treatment of children. Do the changes that have taken place over twenty-five years which have culminated in the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 represent a consolidation or transformation of the approach adopted by the Kilbrandon Committee?Previously a T & T Clarke publication.""

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Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
""The Kilbrandon origins; The Kilbrandon philosophy revisited; The 1968 Act and the actors; The first decade; Establishing standards; The second decade; Consolidation and protection; The 1990s recommendation for reform; The 1995 Children (Scotland) Act; Families and other resources for the children's hearings system; The changing focus of social work; The relationship between courts and hearings; Towards a national reporter service; Panels and hearings; Rediscovering juvenile delinquency; Reconstructing social education; The contribution of research; Children's hearings in an international context prospectus.""