Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press). Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour
‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Forewo...
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. ISSN 2052-7950
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...
Fohring, S. (2015). An integrated model of victimization as an explanation of non-involvement with the criminal justice system. International Review of Victimology, 21(1), (45-70). doi:10.1177/0269758014547993. ISSN 0269-7580
This article presents an integrated theoretical model of victimization supported by both quantitative and qualitative data. By combining and clarifying existing criminological...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E., Pegram, C., & O'Donnell, G. (2009). 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). doi:10.1080/10439463.2010.493609. ISSN 1043-9463
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...