Blurring the boundaries: the relationship between secure accommodation and 'alternatives' in Scotland

A. Barclay, L. Hunter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In 2002, the Scottish Executive commissioned a three-year study involving a research team from the Universities of Stirling, Strathclyde and glasgow, aimed at developing an understanding of the use and effectiveness of secure accommodation in Scotland (Walker et al. 2006). This chapter aims to highlight relevant research, policy and service developments and to discuss relevant findings and implications from the research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResidential child care
Subtitle of host publicationprospects and challenges.
EditorsAndrew Kendrick
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameResearch highlights in social work
PublisherRobert Gordon University


  • secure accommodation
  • relationship
  • blurring
  • boundaries
  • alternatives
  • scotland

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