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Best practice in the management of online sex offending (2019)
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Brennan, M., Perkins, D., Merdian, H., Tyrrell, E., Babchishin, K., McCartan, K., & Kelly, R. (2019). Best practice in the management of online sex offending

Our report sets out the outcomes from reviews of the relevant literature, and a series of consultations held by IWG_OSO, with participation from practitioners and researchers working in the field of child protection and online sex offending. Onli... Read More about Best practice in the management of online sex offending.

Annex III - In-depth analysis evaluating the legal, political and institutional framework concerning offshore practices related to tax evasion, money laundering and tax transparency in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) of the United Kingdom, a (2017)
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Clegg, P. (2017). Annex III - In-depth analysis evaluating the legal, political and institutional framework concerning offshore practices related to tax evasion, money laundering and tax transparency in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) of the United Kingdom, as defined in Annex II of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), and the relations of the United Kingdom with those OCTs

This report focuses on the OCTs of the UK; and especially those located within the Caribbean and West Atlantic. Relations between the UK and its so-called Overseas Territories have been shaped by many centuries of history. More contemporary relations... Read More about Annex III - In-depth analysis evaluating the legal, political and institutional framework concerning offshore practices related to tax evasion, money laundering and tax transparency in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) of the United Kingdom, a.

Devolution aspects of Brexit (2017)
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Greer, A. (2017). Devolution aspects of Brexit

A post Brexit referendum report on devolution and agriculture, written for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and the Farmer Scientist Network.

Circles of Support and Accountability social impact evaluation: Final report (2016)
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McCartan, K. (2016). Circles of Support and Accountability social impact evaluation: Final report

A report on research funded by the Cabinet Office examining the social impact of the Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) programme, which seeks to to prevent further offending and sexual abuse by sexual offenders through community engagement... Read More about Circles of Support and Accountability social impact evaluation: Final report.

Circles of support and accountability: Cabinet office - Social Action Fund evaluation (2016)
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McCartan, K. (2016). Circles of support and accountability: Cabinet office - Social Action Fund evaluation

At the heart of Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) is an ethos and approach that society as a whole shares with statutory criminal agencies a responsibility for creating safer communities. When someone with a known risk of committing sexual... Read More about Circles of support and accountability: Cabinet office - Social Action Fund evaluation.

The United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the European Union: Benefits and prospects. Part I – EU benefits to the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (2016)
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Clegg, P. (2016). The United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the European Union: Benefits and prospects. Part I – EU benefits to the United Kingdom Overseas Territories

There are 14 United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) spread across the globe, of which nine are directly associated with the European Union (EU) via the Overseas Association Decision (OAD) adopted by the EU in 2013. These are Anguilla, Bermuda, B... Read More about The United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the European Union: Benefits and prospects. Part I – EU benefits to the United Kingdom Overseas Territories.

The implications of brexit for UK agriculture (2016)
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Grant, W., Cardwell, M., Greer, A., Rogers, C., Smith, F., Swinbank, A., …Jones, H. (2016). The implications of brexit for UK agriculture

A multi-authored briefing paper prepared for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society/The Farmer Scientist Network to inform the debate on the EU referendum in relation to agriculture.

Lighthouse interim report (2015)
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McCartan, K., Hoggett, J., Funnell, C., Rumney, P., & Marcon, A. (2015). Lighthouse interim report

Toolkit on mapping legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment (2015)
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Jud, A., Jones, L., & Mikton, C. (2015). Toolkit on mapping legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment

The toolkit, developed with academic from several countries, provides researchers with guidance for improving the quality of studies that use administrative data to better ascertain child maltreatment incidence, response and service delivery.

Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review (2014)
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Norman, A., & Moss, T. (2014). Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review

Background: Some individuals with visible differences have been found to experience psychosocial adjustment problems that can lead to social anxiety and isolation. Various models of psychosocial intervention have been used to reduce social anxiety an... Read More about Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review.

Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24 (2014)
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Moss, T., Lawson, V., & White, P. (2014). Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24

Background. The Derriford Appearance Scale24 (DAS24) is a widely used measure of distress and dysfunction in relation to self-consciousness of appearance. It has been used in clinical and research settings, and translated into numerous European and A... Read More about Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24.

Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales (2014)
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Moss, T., Bailey, C., Griffiths, C., Lawson, V., & Williamson, H. (2014). Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales

Measures of adolescent appearance distress have focused on weight and body shape, excluding other aspects of appearance. The absence of a psychometrically sound, general measure of appearance distress has limited evaluation of interventions and curta... Read More about Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales.

Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA): A case file review of two pilots (2014)
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McCartan, K., Kemshall, H., Westwood, S., Solle, J., MacKenize, G., & Pollard, A. (2014). Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA): A case file review of two pilots

This research summary provides a description of Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA), a community-based initiative that aims to prevent further offending and sexual abuse by sexual offenders.

Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity (2014)
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Hoggett, J., Redford, P., Toher, D., & White, P. (2014). Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity

One of the largest pieces of independent research on police attitudes in England and Wales. The research, led by Dr James Hoggett from UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England, Bristol), looked at police attitudes to current reform proposal... Read More about Challenge and change: Police identity, morale and goodwill in an age of austerity.