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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 13 Citations
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Una joined Ulster University as a lecturer in criminology in 2003. She completed her undergraduate degree in public administration at the University of Glamorgan and her PhD at Ulster University, and has worked as a Researcher at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University. Una’s teaching and research interests include youth justice, imprisonment, families of prisoners, victims of crime, children’s rights and women in the criminal justice system. She is the Year one Tutor for BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice and module co-ordinator for Exploring Criminology, Crime and Criminal Justice, and Victims of Crime. Una is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice (CHERP) and of the Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) network.

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Children, Crime and Justice

Convery, U. V. & Seymour, M., 14 Dec 2015, The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology. Healy, D., Hamilton, C., Daly, Y. & Butler, M. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 242 18 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    An offending strategy: The state’s response to women within the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland

    Convery, U., 2013, Women, Punishment and Social Justice: Human rights and penal practices. Oxon: Routledge, p. 167-177

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  • 'Protecting the Rights of Children in Custody'

    Convery, U. & Moore, L., 2012, Vulnerable Children and the Law. Sheehan, R., Rhoades, H. & Stanley, N. (eds.). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, p. 109 -124

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