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Dumortier Els

Bio

Els Dumortier is fulltime professor at the Departement of Criminology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). She is a founding member and Board Member of the (Flemish) Children’s Rights Knowledge Centre. She also is an active member of the European Council for Juvenile Justice and the Working Group on Juvenile Justice at the European Society of Criminology. Her research specifically focuses on questions concerning youth justice and children’s rights in practice (empirical children’s rights) both in contemporary times and in the past (20th century).

Currently, Els Dumortier is particularly interested in 1) police interrogations of juvenile offenders and how children’s rights play a role in these practices, 2) youth justice trajectories and the experiences of those trajectories by the people involved, 3) children’s right to complain in youth institutions, 4) child victims of institutional abuse and 5) voicing youth at social risk.

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Mail

els.dumortier@vub.ac.be

Fonction

Professeur

Centre(s) de recherche

CRiS

Domaine(s)

criminologie

Université(s)

VUB

Publications

« Critical assessment of Community Service and Mediation for juvenile offenders in Brussels. » Eliaerts, Christian; Dumortier, Els; Vanderhaegen, Rachel in Walgrave, L. (edit.), Restorative justice for juveniles. potentialities, risks and problems, Leuven, UPL, 351-366. 1997.

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