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Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control (2017)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., O'Leary, N., Burton, V., & Gormally, S. (in press). Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control. Violence against women, ISSN 1077-8012

We examined perspectives of social workers, police officers and specialist domestic abuse practitioners about their perceived ability and organisational readiness to respond effectively to incidents of coercive and controlling behaviour. Interviews r... Read More

"I’ve been there, done that…" : a study of youth gang desistance (2014)
Journal Article
Gormally, S. (2015). "I’ve been there, done that…" : a study of youth gang desistance. Youth justice : the journal of the National Association for Youth Justice, 15(2), (148-165). doi:10.1177/1473225414549679. ISSN 1473-2254

This article, based on research conducted in Glasgow, Scotland, analyses the complex process of desistance from youth gangs. The discussion is multifaceted focusing on the agency of the young people themselves as well as on how relationships within t... Read More

'They know what you are going through': A service response to young people who have experienced the impact of domestic abuse (2013)
Journal Article
Coburn, A., & Gormally, S. (2014). 'They know what you are going through': A service response to young people who have experienced the impact of domestic abuse. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(5), (642-663). doi:10.1080/13676261.2013.844779. ISSN 1367-6261

Riverside Women's Aid offers a specialised youth service for young people who have experienced or been affected by domestic abuse in one town in Scotland. This article discusses findings from a research evaluation that examined the advantages of part... Read More