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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.

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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: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Item ID: 7453
Depositing User: Reece Walters
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 10:07
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