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Overcoming poverty and increasing young people’s participation

Becci Newton and Jonathan Buzzeo consider lessons from the evaluation of the Youth Contract for 16-17 year olds Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) have been the focus of research for many years. Studies demonstrate that factors that trigger entry to NEET include: low socio...
cjm 99: Poverty and institutional care
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At what age do young people become adults?

Monica Dowling and Courtney Hougham make the case for extending the age limit for young people to receive care In today’s society, at what age do young people become adults? With 18 being the societal and legal norm of transition from youth to adulthood, the foster care system was a...
cjm 99: Poverty and institutional care
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Breaking the chainlinks of poverty

Roger Grimshaw introduces this issue of cjm Thanks to support from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies produced an evidence review on the links between poverty and institutional care, summarised in a collection of reviews published by the Foundation (Grimshaw et...
cjm 99: Poverty and institutional care
Publication

cjm 99: Poverty and institutional care

Guest edited by Dr Roger Grimshaw, this issue focuses on poverty and institutional care with contributions based on a roundtable held by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in 2014, with Christopher Stacey, David Graham, Monica Dowling and Courtney Hougham offering their perspectives. Among...
Criminal Justice Matters
10 March 2015
News

Anti-poverty strategies for prisoners and looked after children

On November 17 we held an event entitled ‘ Prisoners and looked after children – a common cause?’ The roundtable was full to capacity, with many delegates representing organisations working directly with people in need. The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies'...

18 November 2014
Publication

Institutional care and poverty: evidence and policy review

This review, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, examined international evidence about the links between institutional care and poverty in order to identify strategies for reducing the risks in the four countries of the UK.
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Dr Roger Grimshaw, Rebecca Roberts, Paul Bebbington, Monica Dowling, Dr Courtney Hougham
26 August 2014