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Title: Misunderstood youth : a psychological study of young men leaving custody
Author: Gray, Paul
Current Institution: Keele University
Date of Award: 2008
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With nearly three-quarters of young people leaving custody re-offending within a year, it is clear that despite a decade of wide-ranging reforms and substantial investment, the youth justice system is still no closer to finding an adequate solution to the problem of young custody-leavers' high levels of re-offending. This thesis argues that at least part of the reason for this lies in the conceptions of subjectivity constructed by the dominant discourses in contemporary youth justice policy.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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