Crime: key references and evidence


Levy L, Santhakumaran D, Whitecross R. What Works to Reduce Crime: A Summary of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.

Smith DJ, McVie S. Theory and method in the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime. British Journal of Criminology, 2003; 43;1.

Department of Urban Studies University of Glasgow, A Report on the Consultation Responses to Putting Our Communities First: A Strategy for tackling Anti-Social Behaviour. University of Glasgow, 2003.

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime Listing of findings and publications.

Houchin R. Social Exclusion and Imprisonment in Scotland: A report. Glasgow Caledonian University, 2005.

High Level Summary of Statistics data for Crime and Justice Trends (pdf) and High Level Summary of Statistics data for Crime and Justice Trends (excel). Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016.

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2014/15 Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2015.

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, 2014-15 Scottish Government, 2014

World Health Organization (WHO) World report on violence and health WHO, 2002.

Effectiveness evidence

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NHS Health Scotland: Scottish Briefings on NICE public health guidance - Index page

NHS Evidence: Public health evidence - Home page

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination - Home page

Cochrane Reviews - Topic index page

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library - Home page

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance - Find Guidance page

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) - Home page

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