Dr Julie Shaw

School of Justice Studies


Shaw J, Greenhow S. 2020. The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care Multi-Agency Perspectives Routledge 9780429678011 Publisher Url

Shaw J. 2014. Residential children's homes and the youth justice system: Identity, power and perceptions :1-192 Palgrave Macmillan 978-1-349-45738-0 DOI Publisher Url

Shaw J, Frost N. 2013. Young people and the care experience: Research, policy and practice :1-165 9780203630495 DOI

Journal article

Shaw J, Greenhow S. 2020. Children in Care: Exploitation, Offending and the Denial of Victimhood in a Prosecution-led Culture of Practice The British Journal of Social Work, 50 :1551-1569 DOI Author Url Public Url

Shaw J, Greenhow S. 2019. Professional perceptions of the care-crime connection: Risk, marketisation and a failing system Criminology & Criminal Justice, :1-1 DOI Public Url

Shaw J. 2017. Residential care and criminalisation: The impact of system abuse Safer Communities, 16 :112-121 DOI Public Url

Shaw J, Kendrick A. 2017. Reflecting on the Past: children's services workers' experiences of residential care in Scotland from 1960-75 The British Journal of Social Work, 47 :375-391 DOI Author Url

Shaw J. Policing, practice and perceptions: exploring the criminalisation of children's home residents in England. Youth Justice: an international journal, DOI Author Url

Shaw J. Why do young people offend in children's homes? Research, Theory and Practice. The British Journal of Social Work, DOI

Shaw J. Professionals' perceptions of offending in children's residential care Child and Family Social Work, DOI

Conference publication

Greenhow SK, Shaw J. 2016. Professional responses to looked-after children who come into contact with the Youth Justice System in the UK Social Work with Youth in Conflict with Law, Inter-University Centre


Shaw J, Kendrick A, Hawthorn M, Karim S. Scotland: Historic Abuse in Care and Human Rights Swain S, Skold J. Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse in Care


Shaw J, Kendrick A. Consultation on the Public Inquiry into Historical Child Abuse in Scotland and other Scottish Government Commitments to Survivors of Historic Child Abuse

Shaw J, Vaswani N, Moodie K, Morton P, Allardyce S, Connelly G. Working with young people who offend: an examination of the literature regarding violence, substance misuse and harmful sexual behaviour

Research Grants Awarded:

QR Research Fund LJMU, Multi-agency responses to the criminalisation and victimisation of looked-after children., Dr Julie Shaw, Grant value (£): 1,128. 2016