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Future approaches to gangs and youth violence would benefit from being evidence-based

McMahon, Simon (2013) Future approaches to gangs and youth violence would benefit from being evidence-based. British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Oct 2013). Website.

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Research by Project Oracle into gang and youth violence found that the strongest indication of a positive impact has come from targeted, comprehensive, multi-agency initiatives. However, there were significant caveats in the available evidence. In particular, few programmes or projects in London had measured the effect of their work on levels of gang and violent behaviour. Simon McMahon writes that a first step in tackling this issue is to encourage the right conditions for an evidence-based approach to inform future decision

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 10 May 2017 08:19
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:06

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