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Responding to Young Runaway: Problems of Risk and Responsibility - Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Northumbria University

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Responding to Young Runaway: Problems of Risk and Responsibility, Margaret Malloch, University of Stirling

The complex, and often contested, meaning of ‘home’ is underpinned by the experiences of young people who ‘runaway’ from the place where they live, whether that is the family home or alternative care. The reasons why ‘young runaways’ leave home is varied and research has often focused on institutional responses in order to more adequately respond to the identified needs of these young people. This seminar will reflect on what the experiences of young people tells us about the meaning of home and will consider the wider social consequences of domestic sites of conflict and contested

Professor Pam Davies (Professor of Criminology, Northumbria University) will introduce the session.

This event is free to attend and booking is not required

Event Details

Northumbria University
Room 031, Lipman Building
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NE1 8ST


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