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Jo's primary research interest is the interface between the youth justice and care systems,particularly understanding the over-representation of looked after children in the youth justice system. More broadly her research includes alternatives to custody, such as remand foster care and restorative justice interventions; adolescent foster care; and the criminalisation of children and childhood. She is author of 'Youth Justice' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and 'Care or Control? Foster Care for Young People on Remand' (BAAF, 2006). Jo was a member of the Prison Reform Trust's independent review of the over-representation of looked after children within the youth justice system, chaired by Lord Laming. Jo teaches across the BSc Childhood Studies, Criminology and Social Policy programmes within the School.
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Disrupting the Routes between Care and Custody: Learning from females in the care and criminal justice systems
Fitzpatrick, C., Staines, J. C. & Shaw, J.
1/02/19 → 30/04/21
Child Execution in Iran: Furthering Our Understanding of Child Execution as a Form of Structural ViolenceAghtaie, N. & Staines, J. C., 2 Mar 2022, In: Critical Criminology: An International Journal. 16 p.
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Fitzpatrick, C., Hunter, K., Shaw, J. & Staines, J. C., 17 Jan 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Criminology and Criminal Justice. p. 1-18
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Staines, J. C., Aghtaie, N. & Roy, J., 16 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Youth Justice. p. 1-15 15 p.
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