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Doing the arts justice [Recurs electrònic] : a review of research literature, practice and theory / researched and written by Jenny Hughes ; edited by Andrew Miles and Angus McLewin

Contributor(s): Publication details: London : Arts Council of England, 2004Description: 82 pISBN:
  • 0728710420
Online resources: Summary: The aim of this report is to provide a clear account of the current evidence and theory base for the arts in the criminal justice sector. Its findings will inform practitioners and policy makers across the sector and help to develop appropriate models of analysis to support critical, longitudinal evaluation of arts practice in the criminal justice system. The report is constructed from a critical review of research and practice in the arts and criminal justice sector within the UK and internationally. The aims of the review were to: • Generate increased knowledge and greater understanding of the impact of arts interventions on crime prevention and reduction and the rehabilitation of offenders • Distil existing theory and practice-based models of engagement in arts in criminal justice settings. The objectives of the review were to: • Survey and evaluate the range, practice, method and effectiveness of previous arts interventions in criminal justice settings • Explore and specify the causal mechanisms/models of change underlying existing practice and any links to rehabilitation or prevention • Analyse existing evidence for any differential effects of participation in specific art forms. The report seeks to represent the variety and balance of practice across the different art forms - theatre, drama, visual arts, music, dance, opera, sculpture, crafts, literature and multi-art projects - and to examine its application and impact in three key areas of criminal justice service provision: • Prevention • Custodial and community sentencing • Resettlement and reintegration into society. (Font: Introducció)
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Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Executive summary -- Part 1. Introduction, context and method: -Introduction: 1.1. Background ; 1.2. Report aims and structure ; -Context: policy and delivery frameworks: 1.3. Programme delivery and key drivers ; -Research methods: 1.4. Search strategy ; 1.5. Analysing the literature ; 1.6. Quality assessment criteria for research design and methodology ; 1.7. Summary of literature by category ; 1.8. Methodology of research and evaluation studies ; 1.9. Assessment of quality of research findings ; 1.10. How representative is the literature gathered? -- Part 2. Findings: evidence of effectiveness: -The arts in prevention ; 2.1. Preventing offending by young people ; 2.2. Facilitating re-engagement and attainment in education ; 2.3. Challenging offending behaviour ; 2.4. Sponsoring personal and social development ; 2.5. The impact of the arts on social exclusion ; 2.6. Prevention: summary ; -Arts intervention in custodial and community sentencing: 2.7. The impact of arts in the criminal justice system upon society ; 2.8. The impact upon institutions ; 2.9. Impact on delivery of education in custody ; 2.10. The impact on the individual ; 2.11. Impact on the intervention ; 2.12. Custodial and community sentencing: summary ; -The arts in resettlement: 2.13. The arts in the development of education and skills ; 2.14. The relationship between the arts and employment ; 2.15. Resettlement: summary -- Part 3. Findings: practice and theory: -Practice methods: 3.1. Issues in practice ; 3.2. Six models of arts interventions in the criminal justice sector ; 3.3. Arts interventions in the criminal justice system: effective programme and practice features ; -Models of change: 3.4. Existing theoretical frameworks ; 3.5. Art form specific models of change -- Part 4. Conclusions and recommendations: 4.1. Theories ; 4.2. Impacts ; 4.3. Practice ; 4.4. Research -- Bibliography

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