Rethinking Youth Justice Journeys: Complex Needs, Impeded Capabilities and Criminalisation

Dr Sarah Brooks-Wilson rethinks youth justice policy and practice in terms of movement, challenging its dominant, static framing. The compulsory catapulting of ‘kinetic underclass’ members around locality settings suggests the need for policy innovation, with new ‘minimum standards’ providing effective, child-centred opportunities through comprehensive yet malleable minimum entitlements.

Rethinking Youth Justice Journeys: Complex Needs, Impeded Capabilities and Criminalisation