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Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim

Journal Article
Hopkins, P., Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2017)
Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(4), 934-948. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2016.1270192
Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mista...

Diminished Transnationalism: Growing older and practicing home in Thailand

Book Chapter
Botterill, K. (2016)
Diminished Transnationalism: Growing older and practicing home in Thailand. In K. Walsh, & L. Näre (Eds.), Rethinking Home: Transnational Migration and Older Age, (99-111). Taylor & Francis
No abstract available.

'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017)
'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018(1), 176-194. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx018
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...

Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?

Journal Article
Aston, E. V. (2015)
Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(4), 396-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.11.002
Background This paper explores whether at different stages of the developmental cycle of adolescence, drug use and offending are associated with a similar set of risk factors ...

Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users.

Journal Article
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E., Pegram, C., & O'Donnell, G. (2010)
Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. Policing and Society, 20(3), 358-369. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2010.493609
While there is a considerable evidence base showing links between drug use and offending and clear evidence of the impact of treatment engagement on drug-related offending, th...

Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS).

Journal Article
Aston, E. V., & Lum, C. (2015)
Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS). Scottish Justice Matters, 3(2), 17-18
THE Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS) is a knowledge exchange tool which aims to provide easy access to evidence on policing and community safety from Scotlan...

Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education.

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, 11(1), 3-25
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...

Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E)

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E). Edinburgh Law Review, 21(2), 269-275. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0419
No abstract available.

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. Barnes MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (213-230). New York: Cambridge University Press
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...
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Measuring risk & efficiency in Police Scotland

2015 - 2017
The project seeks to establish baseline criteria that could be used to appraise the custody dimension of Police Scotland’s activities. It comes at a time when Police Scotland are considering an intern...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £1,567

UK Preparation for the UN CRPD Engagement Process: A Three-Jurisdiction Approach

2015 - 2016
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £12,309

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland

2016 - 2018
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £47,327

The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland: The views and experiences of patients, Named Persons, Practitioners and Tribunal members

2017 - 2021
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Funder: Nuffield Foundation | Value: £258,786

How can we direct military veteran’s spouses to the most appropriate welfare organisations for their needs?

2018 - 2018
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,500

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2021
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

A Culture of Psychosis: A psychosocial case study approach to contemporary 'ordinary psychosis'

2020 - 2021
The proposed research project aims to investigate this changing set of clinical issues – which might be tentatively grouped within the category of 'ordinary psychosis' – via the development of a speci...
Funder: Independent Social Research Foundation | Value: £5,000