'Responsibilisation' in the Youth Justice System

Principal Researcher

Jo Mockeridge

Level of Research


Project Start Date

January 2015

Research Context

​The principle aims of the research are to describe and analyse youth justice practitioners' understanding of 'responsibility' and 'responsibilisation', and to explore how useful the concept of responsibilisation is in our responses to youth crime.

Research Methodology

​This is a qualitative research design using semi-structured interviews. The sample is a minimum of 20 practitioners working within Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) in the South East of England.

Interim reports and publications

​Not available

Date due for completion

December 2021
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