Inaugural Lecture: Professor Lesley McAra

McAra, L. (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

Inaugural Lecture: 'Crime and Punishment in a Small Nation: Why Penology Matters'

Lesley McAra, Chair of Penology delivered her inaugural lecture as part of Edinburgh Law School's 'Women in Law' centenary celebrations. Abstract: Drawing on new findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime, this lecture will offer an assessment of the likely effectiveness of contemporary strategies (linked to the Scottish Government’s National Performance Framework) aimed at reducing crime and ensuring that we live our lives safe from disorder and danger.
Period15 Dec 2009
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom