Research Centre

The following list of research publications, reports, conference presentations and books relating to different aspects of elder abuse, domestic abuse and justice will provide interesting background to the Choice project.

Research publications relating to elder abuse, domestic abuse and justice

Clarke, A., Williams, J, Wydall, S. (forthcoming 2015) ‘Access to justice for victims of elder abuse’ Social Policy and Society Cambridge Journal see link: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9709678&fileId=S1474746415000202

Clarke, A., Wydall, S. (2015) ‘From Rights to Action’: Practitioners’ perceptions of the needs of children experiencing domestic violence’ Child and Family Social Work volume 20, 2, pp181-190

Clarke, A., Wydall, S (2015) ‘A safe space? Creating opportunities for domestic violence victims to remain in the family home.’ Criminal Justice Matters (2015 Volume 99, Issue 1 pp.20-21).

Williams, J., Wydall, S and Clarke, A H. (2013) ‘Protecting older victims of abuse who lack capacity : the role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate’. Elder Law Review  Protecting older victims of abuse who lack capacity - journal article

Clarke, A., Wydall, S (2013) ‘Making Safe’ A Coordinated Community Response to Empowering Victims and Tackling Perpetrators of Domestic Violence’ Social Policy and Society volume 12, 3, pp. 393-406. http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A89gBFrv

Williams, J.R. 2013. When I'm sixty-four: Lawyers, Law and 'Old Age'. Cambrian Law Review 34 pp. 103-120. 

Williams, J. 2012. Reforming the law of social care in Wales. EnvisAGE 9 pp. 19-21.

Williams, J. 2012. A New Law on Adult Social Care: A Challenge for Law Reform in Wales. Statute Law Review 33 (2) pp. 304-22.10.1093/slr/hms026

Williams, J. 2009. Elder Abuse: An opportunity for Wales? EnvisAGE 8 pp. 4-6.

Williams, J. 2009. Law Reform: A Law Commission for Wales. Agenda pp. 19-22.

Williams, J. 2004. A New Advocate for Older People. Agenda pp. 62-64.

Williams, J. 1995. Elder abuse and access to law. Journal of the British Association of Services to the Elderly pp. 20-26.

 

Reports relating to elder abuse, domestic abuse and justice

Wydall, S., Zerk, R. Newman, J. 2015. Crimes against, and abuse of, older people in Wales: Access to support and justice working together. Report submitted to Older People’s Commissioner for Wales. Available online at: http://bit.ly/1GWvw5A,

Wydall, S., Zerk, R. (2015) ‘Adult Protection, Domestic Abuse and Hate Crime Research’ Report submitted to Older People’s Commissioner for Wales: see link: http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/adult_protection/aberystwyth_report.aspx

Clarke, A., Williams, J., Wydall, S.and Boaler, R (2012) ‘An Evaluation of the Access to Justice Pilot Project’, Welsh Government: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/evaluation-access-to-justice-pilot/?lang=en

Clarke, A. and Wydall, S (2010) ‘An evaluation of multi-agency working with children and young people who are experiencing the effects of domestic abuse in the Communities First area of Penparcau and Aberystwyth West’. New Ideas Fund, Welsh Assembly Government http://www.aberystwythpenparcau-communitiesfirst.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/CFDomesticAbuseReport.pdf

 

Selected Presentations on older people and justice

Wydall, S. (2015) ‘Older People, Domestic Abuse and the Personal Tragedy Model, a case of a few surprises’ International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Vienna

Zerk, R. (2015) ‘Barriers to disclosure in later life’, paper to be presented at the XXXIIII International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Vienna, 15th July 2015.

Zerk, R., Wydall, S. (2014) ‘Increasing confidence in crime reporting, in particular amongst vulnerable and priority groups across Dyfed Powys force area’, Domestic Abuse Forum, Carmarthen, 19th October, 2014.

Wydall, S (2014) ‘Pity Oppresses’: victim-centred rhetoric and diminishing opportunities for emancipatory research in practice’ International ESRC Conference ‘Transformative Feminist Methodologies’ at Durham University 2014.

Wydall, S., Boaler, R. (2014) ‘All Wales Adult Protection Domestic Abuse and Hate Crime Study’, presented at the National Adult Safeguarding Meeting, Enterprise Park, Llandridod, 2nd April 2014.

Wydall, S., Clarke, A., Williams, J. and Boaler, R. (2013) ‘Access to Justice’, paper presented at the Welsh Centre for Crime and Criminal Justice Conference, Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, Wales, 30th April- 1st May 2013.

Wydall, S. (2013) 'Cultural Iatrogenesis: In Health and Social Care Decision - Making in Cases of Elder Abuse.' International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Amsterdam

Clarke, A. (2013) ‘Access to Justice for victims of elder abuse in Wales’, paper presented at the International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference, Amsterdam as part of a panel on Restorative Justice and Elder Abuse panel, with  Boaler R, Drogin E, Williams, J. and Wydall S.

Boaler, R., Wydall, S. (2013) ‘The abuse experienced by older people’, presented at the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales Seminar, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, 9th December 2013.

Boaler, R., Newman, J. Wydall, S. (2013) ‘All Wales Adult Protection, Domestic Abuse & Hate Crime Study’, presented at the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales Seminar, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, 9th December 2013.

Wydall, S., Clarke, A., Williams, J. and Boaler, R. (2012) ‘An evaluation of the ‘access to justice’ pilot’, findings presented at Police Headquarter in Carmarthen, Wales, December 2012.

Wydall, S., Clarke A. (2011) ‘The Making Safe Scheme: methodological challenges when working with ‘vulnerable’ groups’ International Society for Criminology Kobe Japan 2011

 

Books relating to elder abuse, domestic abuse and justice

Williams, J., Roberts, G., Griffiths, A. 2014. Adult Social Care Law in England. Reshaping Social Work, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

Chapters

Williams, J.R. 2011. An International Convention on the Rights of Older People? In M. Odello, S. Cavandoli (eds), Emerging areas of human rights in the 21st century: the role of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights., Taylor & Francis, New York pp. 128-148. Other

Williams, J.R. 2011. Protection of older people in Wales: A guide to the Law.

Williams, J. 2010. Elder Abuse: Criminological perspective. In F. Brookman, M. Maguire, H. Pierpoint, T. Bennett (eds), Handbook on Crime., Willan Publishing pp. 415-426.

Williams, J.R. 2008. State Responsibility and the abuse of vulnerable older people: Is there a case for a public law to protect vulnerable older people from abuse? In J. Bridgeman, H. Keating, C. Lind (eds), Responsibility, Law and Family., Ashgate Publishing Group, London pp. 81-105.

Williams, J., Roberts, G., Griffiths, A. 1997. Elder Abuse and the Law. In F. Glendenning, P. Decalmer (eds), The Mistreatment of Elderly People., Sage Publications, London pp. 62-75.