Transforming Time: A New Tool for Youth Justice

Abstract

This article introduces the idea of time banks and argues for its relevance to youth justice workers. It outlines the purpose and functions of time banks before considering three practical ways in which they can be put to use in contemporary youth justice practice in England and Wales. The article argues that time banks offer a new possibility for local action by youth justice owrkers which both improves the immediate circumstances of users and alters the nature of services themselves.

The full article can be found in Youth Justice 10 (2) and can be accessed from here

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