Youth and Crime
'Youth and Crime is, without question, the key text in its field. Its breadth of coverage and depth of analysis are truly remarkable. Muncie constantly pushes the boundaries and, by including a substantial volume of new material, his Third Edition effectively sets the agenda and defines the future direction for youth justice studies. It is a "must-have" book' - Professor Barry Goldson, University of Liverpool
'With his unique and authoritative voice, Muncie draws together a wide range of new political developments and cutting-edge criminological and sociological theory and research to expand his original object of inquiry in this brilliant new edition' - Jo Phoenix, Reader, Durham University
The Third Edition of this definitive, bestselling text offers the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of youth and crime available.
Youth crime and justice are constantly in the news and the subject of ongoing legislative action. This new edition keeps the reader up to date on a wide range of contemporary debates and covers all the essentials required in studying the topic of youth and crime at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Two new chapters on youth victimology and comparative and international youth justice have been added to provide critical analysis of issues such as institutional abuse, child trafficking, international children's rights and transnational policy transfer. The book also includes new material on:
" antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs)
" gun and knife crime
" early intervention initiatives
" the respect agenda
" restorative justice
" child imprisonment.
The book offers numerous tools to enhance the learning process, including chapter outlines, summary boxes, key terms, study questions, further reading lists, a glossary and guidance on Web resources.
Title: Youth and Crime
Author: John Muncie
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