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Punishing 'poor parents': 'Respect', 'responsibility' and parenting orders in Scotland

Walters, Reece & Woodward, Rona (2007) Punishing 'poor parents': 'Respect', 'responsibility' and parenting orders in Scotland. Youth Justice: an international journal, 7(1), pp. 5-20.

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Abstract

This article critiques the rise of parenting orders in Scotland within New Labour’s self-styled model of ‘respect’ and ‘responsibility’. It examines the emergence of parenting orders in Scotland, which became available in April 2005, and argues that Scottish local authorities are sceptical of an approach they perceive as an ideological and legislative mix premised on punitive notions of individual responsibility and justice.

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ID Code: 47676
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: local authorities, parenting orders, policy slippage, punitive justice
DOI: 10.1177/1473225406074818
ISSN: 1473-2254
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Deposited On: 12 Dec 2011 21:01
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2012 14:48

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