Fergus McNeill

Reforming narratives: Is there life after punishment?

Iriss.fm, episode 107

This episode features a recording of a Sutherland Trust lecture: 'Reforming narratives: is there life after punishment?' presented by Fergus McNeill, Professor of Criminology and Social Work and Head of Sociology at the University of Glasgow. In recent years, criminologists have become increasingly interested in the processes by which people stop and refrain from offending.

Inspiring desistance? Arts projects in Scottish prisons - Fergus McNeill

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Professor Fergus McNeill, Glasgow School of Social Work. Explores the implications for criminal justice social work of the recent report of the Independent Prisons Commission, 'Scotland's Choice'. Examines whether the idea of offenders paying back in the community represents a necessary and sufficient underpinning rationale for the use of community penalties and, more generally, for the future development of criminal justice social work.

Culture, change and community justice

Research soundbite

Professor Fergus McNeill discusses a literature review of the management of change within community justice organisations, conducted with Ros Burnett and Tricia McCulloch. The review explored: