The 'named person': surveillance and the wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland.
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The Scottish Parliament’s ‘Children and Young People’ Bill has extended statutory responsibilities for the welfare of children to include their well-being. This article focuses on the ‘named person’ service, arguing that an attenuated understanding of surveillance by politicians and other stakeholders has contributed to a failure to adequately consider the social control dimensions of this new universal provision.
Stoddart , E 2015 , ' The 'named person': surveillance and the wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. ' Surveillance & Society , vol 13 , no. 1 , pp. 102-116 .
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