Publications

Childhood

Social Constructions of Childhood

Haydon, D. (1997) ‘“Crisis” in the Classroom?’ in P. Scraton (ed) ‘Childhood’ in ‘Crisis’?, UCL Press, pp101-123

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2000) ‘“Condemn a Little More, Understand a Little Less”: the political context and rights implications of the domestic and European rulings in the Venables -Thompson Case’, Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp416-448 Link to document

Sex and Sexuality Education

Haydon, D. and Corteen, K. (1998) “Just Not A Priority” Sex Education Policy and Practice in Primary Schools, Centre for Studies in Crime and Social Justice, Edge Hill, England

Haydon, D. (2002) ‘Children’s Rights to Sex and Sexuality Education’ in B. Franklin (ed) The New Handbook of Children’s Rights. Comparative Policy and Practice, Routledge, pp182-195

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2002) ‘Sex Education As Regulation’ in B. Goldson, M. Lavalette and J. McKenzie (eds) Children, Welfare and the State, Sage, pp152-168

Youth Provision and Play

Haydon, D. and McAlister, S. (2009) An Independent Analysis of Responses to the Department of Education’s ‘Priorities For Youth’ Consultation, May 2009, Bangor: Department of Education NI Link to document

McAlister, S., Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2011) Formative Evaluation of PlayBoard’s Play Advocacy Programme: Phase 1 (January 2010 – June 2012). Interim Report, Belfast: Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, QUB Link to document

McAlister, S., Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2013) Formative Evaluation of PlayBoard’s Play Advocacy Programme: Phase 1 (January 2010 – June 2012). Final Report, Belfast: Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, QUB Link to document

Haydon, D., McAlister, S. and Scraton, P. (2016) PlayBoard NI Play Advocacy Programme: Phase 2 Evaluation (October 2012 – September 2015). Final Report, Belfast: Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, QUB Link to document

Childhood in Transition

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2009) Childhood in Transition: Experiencing Conflict and Marginalisation in Northern Ireland, Report, October 2009, Belfast: Queen’s University Belfast/ Save the Children/ Princes Trust Link to document

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2009) ‘Children’s Rights: Rhetoric and Reality’, Criminal Justice Matters, Issue 76, June 2009, pp16-18 Link to document

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2009) ‘Children, Young People and the Legacy of Conflict’, CRC e-Bulletin, Issue 14, December 09/January 10, Belfast: Northern Ireland Community Relations Council, pp4-5

Haydon, D., McAlister, S. and Scraton, P. (2010) Childhood in Transition: Summary of research findings for children and young people, Booklet, June 2010, Belfast: QUB/ Save the Children/ Princes Trust Link to document

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2010) ‘ “Insiders” and “Outsiders”: Young People, Place and Identity in Northern Ireland’, Shared Space. A research journal on peace, conflict and community relations in Northern Ireland, Issue 9, March 2010, Belfast: NI Community Relations Council, pp69-83 Link to document

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2011) Childhood in Transition. Experiencing Marginalisation and Conflict in Northern Ireland, Executive Summary and Key Findings, Belfast: QUB/ Princes Trust/ Save the Children Link to document

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2011) ‘Place, territory and young people’s identity in the “new” Northern Ireland’ in B. Goldson (ed) Youth in Crisis? ‘Gangs’, territoriality and violence, Routledge, pp89-109 Link to document

Haydon, D., Scraton, P. and McAlister, S. (2012) ‘Young People, Conflict and Regulation’, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, Special Issue: The Legacy of Conflict and the Impact on the Northern Irish Criminal Justice System, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp503-520 Link to document

McAlister, S., Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2013) ‘Violence in the Lives of Children and Young People in “Post-Conflict” Northern Ireland’, Children, Youth and Environments, Special Issue: Children, Violence, Community and the Physical Environment, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp1-22 Link to document

McAlister, S., Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2014) ‘Childhood in transition: growing up in “post-conflict” Northern Ireland’, Children’s Geographies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2014.888399
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Implementation of Children’s Rights in Northern Ireland
Implementation of Children’s Rights in Northern Ireland

Haydon, D. (2005) Children’s Rights in Northern Ireland: what children and the adults who work with them had to say about children’s lives, Report for Children, Belfast: Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People Link to document

Haydon, D. (2006) Independent Review of the Legislation of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People: Review, Belfast: Putting Children First Alliance Link to document

Haydon, D. (2006) Independent Review of the Legislation of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People: Supplementary Report, Belfast: Putting Children First Alliance Link to document

Haydon, D. (2007) United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Consultation with Children and Young People, Belfast: Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Link to document

Haydon, D. (2008) ‘”Do your promises and tell the truth. Treat us with respect”: Realising the rights of children and young people in Northern Ireland’, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, Fall 2008, Vol. 1, No 3, pp414-442 Link to document

Haydon, D. (2012) ‘Children’s rights: the effective implementation of rights-based standards’ in R. Sheehan, H. Rhoades and N. Stanley (eds) Vulnerable Children and the Law: International evidence for improving child welfare, child protection and children’s rights, London: Jessica Kingsley, pp23-39 Link to document

Periodic Reporting to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Haydon, D. (2008) Northern Ireland NGO Alternative Report. Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for consideration during the Committee’s scrutiny of the UK Government Report, March 2008, Belfast: Save the Children NI and Children’s Law Centre Link to document

Haydon, D. (2008) Additional Information from Northern Ireland in Response to the List of Issues Relating to Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the UK, August 2008, Belfast: Save the Children NI and Children’s Law Centre Link to document

Haydon, D. (2015) Promoting and protecting the rights of Roma children and young people in Northern Ireland, Belfast: Children’s Law Centre Link to document

Haydon, D. (2016) Promoting and protecting the rights of young people who experience secure accommodation in Northern Ireland, Belfast: Children’s Law Centre Link to document

Haydon, D. (2020) (ed) Northern Ireland NGO Stakeholder Report to Inform the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s ‘List of Issues Prior to Reporting’, December 2020, Belfast: Children’s Law Centre. Available at: https://childrenslawcentre.org.uk/?mdocs-file=4166
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Haydon, D. (2020) (ed) Northern Ireland NGO Stakeholder Report to Inform the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s ‘List of Issues Prior to Reporting’. Supporting Evidence, December 2020, Belfast: Children’s Law Centre. Available at: https://childrenslawcentre.org.uk/?mdocs-file=4168
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Child Rights Indicators

Haydon, D. (2007) Child Rights Indicators Workshop Report, Belfast: Save the Children NI

Haydon, D. and Boyce, S. (2007) Child Rights Indicators Guidance and Framework, London: Save the Children UK

Haydon, D. (2009) Developing Rights Based Indicators Linked to the Priorities in the 2008-2011 Regional Children’s Services Plan, Belfast: Regional Outcomes Group, CYPSP Link to document

Early Intervention

Early Intervention

Davis, H., Haydon, D., Read, J., Scraton, P. and Wright, P. (2005) Preventing Crime and Poor Health by Early Intervention/ Positive Action: an independent research and evaluation report, Wigan Invest to Save Project 2002-2004, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Belfast: Queen’s University Belfast Link to document

Haydon, D. (2014) Critical Analysis of Rights-based Approaches to Children ‘At Risk of Offending’ in Northern Ireland: Summary, Belfast: Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, QUB Link to document

Haydon, D. (2014) ‘Early Intervention for the Prevention of Offending in Northern Ireland’, Youth Justice, Special Issue: Youth Justice in Ireland North and South – the legacy of the past, the patterning of the present, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp226-240 Link to document

Youth Justice

The Criminalisation of Children

Scraton, P. and Haydon, D. (2002) ‘Challenging the Criminalisation of Children and Young People: securing a rights-based agenda’ in J. Muncie, G. Hughes and E. McLaughlin (eds) Youth Justice. Critical Readings, Sage/Open University, pp311-328 Link to document

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2008) ‘Conflict, Regulation and Marginalisation in the North of Ireland: The Experiences of Children and Young People’, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Special Issue: The Criminalisation and Punishment of Children and Young People, Vol. 20, No. 1, July 2008, pp59-78 Link to document

Youth Justice

Convery, U., Haydon, D., Moore, L. and Scraton, P. (2008) ‘Children, Rights and Justice in Northern Ireland: Community and Custody’, Youth Justice, Special Issue: Youth Justice and Children’s Rights – Measuring Compliance with International Standards, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp245-263 Link to document

Haydon, D. (2009) Developing a Manifesto for Youth Justice in Northern Ireland – Background Paper, March 2009, Belfast: Include Youth Link to document

Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative (2011) Review of the Youth Justice System in Northern Ireland. Key Findings from Primary Research, Belfast: CTSJI, QUB Link to document

Haydon, D. and McAlister, S. (2015) ‘Young People, Crime and Justice in Northern Ireland’ in A-M. McAlinden and C. Dwyer (eds) Criminal Justice in Transition: The Northern Ireland Context, Hart, pp301-320 Link to document

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2017) ‘Childhood, Rights and Justice in Northern Ireland’, in L. Weber, E. Fishwick and M. Marmo (eds) Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights, Routledge, pp258-268 Link to document

Secure Care and Custody

Secure Care and Custody

Haydon, D. (2016) Promoting and protecting the rights of young people who experience secure accommodation in Northern Ireland, Belfast: Children’s Law Centre Link to document

Haydon, D. (2018) ‘Children deprived of their liberty on “welfare” grounds: a critical perspective’, in E. Stanley (ed), Human Rights and Incarceration: Critical Exploration, Palgrave, pp25-52 Link to document

Haydon, D. (2020) ‘Detained children in the UK: vulnerability, violence and violation of rights’, in Special Issue: State Violence: Practices and Responses for the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2020, pp16-30, https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.1687
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Resources

Resources for Children and Young People

Haydon, D. (2005) Children’s Rights in Northern Ireland: what children and the adults who work with them had to say about children’s lives, Report for Children, Belfast: Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People Link to document

Resources for Professionals

Haydon, D., King, P. and Moorcroft, C. (2000) Citizenship and Personal, Social and Health Education scheme for Key Stage 2: Pupil Books 1-4; Teacher Resource Books 1-4, Folens (Harper Collins from 2011)

Haydon, D. and King, P. (2002) Dealing With Issues PSHE Activity Bank for secondary schools, Folens (Oxford University Press from 2011)

Wright, P. and Haydon, D. (2002) ‘Taking Part Toolkit’: promoting the ‘real’ participation of children and young people, Manchester: North West Children’s Taskforce

Haydon, D. (2003) Teenage Pregnancy and Looked After Children/Care Leavers: Resource for Teenage Pregnancy Co-ordinators and Examples of Innovative Practice, London: Teenage Pregnancy Unit Link to document

Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative (2011) Review of the Youth Justice System in Northern Ireland. Key Findings from Primary Research, Belfast: CTSJI, QUB Link to document

Consultation Responses

Gordon, F., Haydon, D., Marshall, C., McAlister, S., Scraton, P. (2009) Together, Safer, Stronger. Community Safety in Northern Ireland: A Consultation Paper – Response, February 2009, Childhood Transition and Social Justice Initiative, Queen’s University Belfast Link to document

Marshall, C., McAlister, S., Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (2010) A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland: Next Steps NIO Consultation Paper. Consultation Response, March 2010, Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, Queen’s University Belfast Link to document

Haydon, D. (2011) Response to the Consultation on the Report on the Review of the Youth Justice System in Northern Ireland, December 2011, Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative, Queen’s University Belfast Link to document

Haydon, D. (2021) Establishment of a Regional Care and Justice Campus: Consultation Response, January 2021 Link to document

Books

Coppock, V., Haydon, D. and Richter, I. (1995) The Illusions of ‘Post-Feminism’: New Women, Old Myths, London: Taylor and Francis

Haydon, D. and Scraton, P. (Forthcoming) Childhood, Transition and Social Justice London: Routledge