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The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools, etc.

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  • Rural Social Work Practiceby Roger A. Lohmann

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice and considers the most effective ways to serve rural communities. Contributors consider the history and development of rural social work from its beginnings to the present day, addressing the value... more...

  • Judging Mohammedby Susan Terrio

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 9.95

    This groundbreaking study goes inside France's juvenile court system and follows young people, largely of foreign ancestry, from arrest to court trials, revealing an alarming shift in the nation's approach to its youth offenders. more...

  • Offending Girlsby Gilly Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls? offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ?new breed? of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ?ladette?, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth justice system, including youth custody, increased dramatically.... more...

  • Maladjusted Boys (RLE Edu M)by Otto Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Written by the founder of a pioneering establishment for disruptive boys who had been excluded from mainstream schools and in some cases turned to crime, this book discusses the methods and reasons for success of Red Hill School. It also discusses the causes of disruptive or obsessive behaviour and emphasizes how the therapeutic work of Red Hill... more...

  • Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by L Grimberg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ?nature versus nurture? debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to lead fulfilling lives, rather than being incarcerated... more...

  • Outrageby Clément Duval; Michael Shreve; Marianne Enckell

    PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Clément Duval was an infamous 19th-century French illegalist, propagandist, and anarchist. Michael Shreve is a writer, a translator, and a language teacher. His works include first English translations by Voltaire, Jean Meslier, Marcel Schwob, and John Antoine Nau. Marianne Enckell is an author, an editor, a translator, and a librarian at the International... more...

  • Young Adult Offendersby Friedrich Lösel; Anthony Bottoms; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ?youth? and ?adulthood? is not appropriate in modern societies. For example, important developmental tasks such as... more...

  • Action Leadershipby Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Action Learning and Action Research (ALAR) are proven methods for responding effectively to shared challenges in times of rapid change. This book argues and explains why and how ALAR can be used for improving learning and staff development. more...

  • Doing Justice to Young Peopleby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ?rehabilitation?. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the tensions between young people ?  especially those... more...

  • Crime and Immigrant Youthby Tony Waters

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    Crime and Immigrant Youth is a unique study of migration as a process that sometimes leads to youthful crime beyond the norms of either the home or host culture. Tony Waters uses data from 100 years of United States immigration records to examine immigrant groups such as Laotians, Koreans and Mexicans in the late 20th century, as well as Mexicans... more...