Buchan, J., & Morrison, K. (in press). Compromise , Partnership , Control: Community Justice Authorities In Scotland. Criminology and Criminal Justice, doi:10.1177/1748895818814903
Community Justice Authorities (CJAs) were heralded on their inception as modernising Scotland’s community justice system and resolving longstanding tensions between central an...
Maycock, M., Pratt, D., & Morrison, K. (2018). What does publicly available research submitted to the Scottish Prison Service Research Access and Ethics Committee (2012-2016), tell us about the distinct nature of Imprisonment in Scotland?. Prison Service Journal, 238, 46-52
Morrison, K. (2017). Book review: Community Punishment: European Perspectives McNeil,Fergus,Robinson,Gwen (eds), Community Punishment: European Perspectives, Routledge: London, 2016; 9781138783782, 9781138818644,. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 17(5), (643-645). doi:10.1177/1748895816663860. ISSN 1748-8958
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Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Morrison, K. (2016). The criminal justice system in Scotland. In Case, , Johnson, , Williams, , Smith, & Manlow, (Eds.). CriminologyOxford University Press (OUP). ISBN unknown
Morrison, K. (2016). Tagging more offenders can’t just be quick fix for prison numbers. The Conversation,
Morrison, K., & Sparks, R. (2016). Research, knowledge and criminal justice policy: the Scottish experience. In H. Croall, G. Mooney, & M. Munro (Eds.), Crime, Jusice and Society in Scotland, 30-44. Routledge
Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland is an edited collection of chapters from leading experts that builds and expands upon the success of the 2010 publication Criminal Justi...
Morrison, K. (2014). The management of community justice services in Scotland: policy-making and the dynamics of central and local control. In M. Wasik, & S. Santatzoglou (Eds.), The management of change in criminal justice: who knows best?, 152-169. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137462497_9
For observers of, and those involved with, the Probation Service in England and Wales, this is a bleak time. As the Ministry of Justice pushes through reforms which will see 7...
Morrison, K. (2018). Why penal reform should care about prison officers
Morrison, K. (2018). Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service. In S. Loo (Ed.), Multiple Dimensions of Teaching and Learning for Occupational PracticeTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
This paper argues that, as the Scottish Prison Service moves towards professionalisation, the ‘ethical’ component of an officer’s work increases in importance, and that learni...
Morrison, K. (2015). Redesigning Community Justice in Scotland?