Fergus McNeill on desistance, and desistance supporting communities
Posted on 18-10-2010
Fergus says that focussing on ‘human capital’ is too crude. He says he respects criminal programmes and the evidence behind them, but that the findings got conflated with public service managerialism.

Fergus McNeill

Professor of Criminology & Social Work

Location: University of Glasgow

Fergus McNeill is Professor of Criminology & Social Work at the University of Glasgow. Prior to becoming an academic in 1998, Fergus worked for a number of years in residential drug rehabilitation and as a criminal justice social worker. His research interests and publications have addressed a range of criminal justice issues including sentencing, community…

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