Operation Modulus: Putting Christie into Practice in Gorbals

Brunner, R. and Watson, N. (2016) Operation Modulus: Putting Christie into Practice in Gorbals. Working Paper. What Works Scotland.

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Abstract

As part of its exploration of public service reform What Works Scotland carried out an evaluation of Operation Modulus, a highly successful, innovative, award winning violence and anti-social behaviour intervention targeted at a gang of young people in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, exploring why it was such a success. The aim of this case study was not to focus on how best to tackle issues related to young people and crime, but rather to show how the principles of public service reform as highlighted by the Christie Commission (2011) can best be operationalised. Operation Modulus is an exemplar of such reform, demonstrating what it means for public services in Scotland to put Christie into practice.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Working Paper)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brunner, Dr Richard and Watson, Professor Nicholas
Authors: Brunner, R., and Watson, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Social Scientists working in Health and Wellbeing
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences
Publisher:What Works Scotland
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the authors
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