Despite being such a long-standing issue in Scotland and one now equally high profile elsewhere in the UK, there remains a dearth of research into why young adult males become involved in alcohol-related knife-crime. This paper will assess the extent of alcohol-related weapons use in Scotland’s Young Offender population and examine how these issues are linked in this high risk group.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Scottish Journal of Criminal Justice Studies|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2010|
- alcohol-related violence
- young adults
Forsyth, A., Khan, F., & McKinlay, W. (2010). Is there a ‘booze n’ blades culture’ in Scotland? Evidence from young offenders. Scottish Journal of Criminal Justice Studies, 16, 32-46. http://www.sastudyoffending.org.uk/ct-menu-item-34?showall=&start=3