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Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice
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Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Kerry Baker and Alex Sutherland

Abstract

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs) are now one of the central features of government policy in the United Kingdom for managing the risk presented by violent and sexual offenders. Although there has been research and debate concerning the use of MAPPAs with adult offenders, their application to young people has received relatively little attention until now. This book extends the existing literature on public protection. It provides a detailed exploration of MAPPA policy and practice in order to prompt further debate about the implications of the risk paradigm for young people ... More

Keywords: United Kingdom, young offenders, youth justice, Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements, risk management, children's rights, policy development, public protection

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847422156
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kerry Baker, editor

Alex Sutherland, editor

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