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Value similarity: The key to building public trust in charitable organisations (2016)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Brennan, I., & Wilkinson, M. (2016). Value similarity: The key to building public trust in charitable organisations. Voluntary Sector Review, 7(1), 47-66. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080516X14555532383091

© Policy Press 2016. This article explores the relationship between value similarity and public trust in charitable organisations. Through a focus group interview and an empirical study based on a sample in the United Kingdom, findings show that valu... Read More about Value similarity: The key to building public trust in charitable organisations.

When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime (2015)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R. (2016). When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime. International review of victimology, 22(1), 3-23. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758015610849

Many people do not regard violence against them as a crime, but the factors that influence this response are unknown. Understanding how the ‘crimeworthiness’ of violence is interpreted allows an insight into how victims make sense of their experience... Read More about When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime.

Victim responses to violence : the effect of alcohol context on crime labeling (2015)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. (2016). Victim responses to violence : the effect of alcohol context on crime labeling. Journal of interpersonal violence, 31(6), 1116-1140. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260514564068

The labeling of an incident as a crime is an essential precursor to the use of criminal law, but the contextual factors that influence this decision are unknown. One such context that is a frequent setting for violence is the barroom. This study expl... Read More about Victim responses to violence : the effect of alcohol context on crime labeling.

Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations (2014)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Brennan, I., & Wilkinson, M. (2014). Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 63(6), 779-796. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-09-2013-0159

Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to seek to investigate public trust as an important factor of performance in the charitable sector, and explain the necessity of including public trust assessment in charity performance measurement. Design/methodo... Read More about Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations.

An economic evaluation of anonymised information sharing in a partnership between health services, police and local government for preventing violence-related injury (2013)
Journal Article
Florence, C., Shepherd, J., Brennan, I., & Simon, T. R. (2014). An economic evaluation of anonymised information sharing in a partnership between health services, police and local government for preventing violence-related injury. Injury Prevention, 20(2), 108-114. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040622

Objective To assess the costs and bene fi ts of a partnership between health services, police and local government shown to reduce violence-related injury. <div>Methods Benefi t-cost analysis.</div> <div>Results Anonymised information sharin... Read More about An economic evaluation of anonymised information sharing in a partnership between health services, police and local government for preventing violence-related injury.

An exploratory randomised controlled trial of a premises-level intervention to reduce alcohol-related harm including violence in the United Kingdom (2012)
Journal Article
Moore, S. C., Murphy, S., Moore, S. N., Brennan, I., Byrne, E., Shepherd, J., & Moore, L. (2012). An exploratory randomised controlled trial of a premises-level intervention to reduce alcohol-related harm including violence in the United Kingdom. BMC public health, 12(412), https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-412

Background To assess the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of a licensed premises intervention to reduce severe intoxication and disorder; to establish effect sizes and identify appropriate approaches to the development and maintenance of... Read More about An exploratory randomised controlled trial of a premises-level intervention to reduce alcohol-related harm including violence in the United Kingdom.

Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Florence, C., Shepherd, J., Brennan, I., & Simon, T. (2011). Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis. BMJ, 342(7812), d3313-d3313. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3313

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of anonymised information sharing to prevent injury related to violence. Design: Experimental study and time series analysis of a prototype community partnership between the health service, police, and local g... Read More about Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis.

In Vino silentium? individual, situational, and alcohol-related factors in reporting violence to the police (2011)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R. (2011). In Vino silentium? individual, situational, and alcohol-related factors in reporting violence to the police. Violence and Victims, 26(2), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.26.2.191

This study identifies the individual, situational, and alcohol-related factors associated with reporting violent victimization to the police. Factors positively associated with reporting included older age and incident severity (the assailant's use o... Read More about In Vino silentium? individual, situational, and alcohol-related factors in reporting violence to the police.

Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy (2011)
Journal Article
Moore, S. C., Brennan, I., & Murphy, S. (2011). Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46(3), 357-363. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agr011

Aims: To assess associations between measures of premises-level alcohol-related harm and risk factors for harm. Methods: Thirty-two licensed premises with a history of on-premises violent assault were recruited. An environmental survey of the drinkin... Read More about Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy.

Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009 (2010)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., Moore, S. C., Byrne, E., & Murphy, S. (2011). Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009. Addiction, 106(4), 706-713. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03297.x

Aims To systematically review rigorous evaluation studies into the effectiveness of interventions in and around licensed premises that aimed to reduce severe intoxication and disorder. Methods A systematic search was conducted. Papers that rigorously... Read More about Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009.