• Political Science
  • Published 2015

Youth crime and youth justice 2015–2020

@inproceedings{Pitts2015YouthCA,
  title={Youth crime and youth justice 2015–2020},
  author={John Pitts},
  year={2015}
}
This article considers current issues in crime and justice in the UK and how these may bear upon young people over the next five years. It looks first at the ‘crime drop’ and observes that while conventional crime is falling, cyber crime is growing exponentially and that this may impact disproportionately upon the young. It examines the data on ethnicity, crime and victimisation and concludes that young Black men face particular dangers, particularly if they find themselves caught up in the… CONTINUE READING