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Jon Bannister, Jon Pickering, Susan Batchelor, Michele Burman, Keith Kintrea (University of Glasgow) and Susan McVie (University of Edinburgh) The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research
ISBN 978 0 7559 9598 1 (Web only publication) DPPAS 10636
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSEXECUTIVE SUMMARY1 TROUBLESOME YOUTH GROUPS, GANGS AND KNIFE CARRYING IN SCOTLAND2 AGENCY PERSPECTIVES3 GROUP STRUCTURES AND CHARACTERISTICS4 ENTRY5 GROUP ACTIVITIES6 KNIFE (WEAPON) CARRYING7 DESISTANCE8 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONSAPPENDIX: VIGNETTE DATA ANALYSISBIBLIOGRAPHY
TABLES Table 1: Data sources on 'youth gangs' in Scotland Table 2: Data sources on 'knife carrying' in Scotland Table 3: Numbers of Interviews in each research site
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
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