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Punishing 'Poor Parents': 'Respect', 'Responsibility' and Parenting Orders in Scotland

Walters, Reece and Woodward, Rona (2007). Punishing 'Poor Parents': 'Respect', 'Responsibility' and Parenting Orders in Scotland. Youth Justice, 7(1) pp. 5–20.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1177/1473225406074818
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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.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1747-6283
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 7453
Depositing User: Reece Walters
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:00
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7453
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