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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 2011; US$ 159.00

    Action leadership is a creative, innovative, collaborative and self-developed way to lead. It eschews the hierarchical structure usually associated with leadership and is based instead on the democratic values of freedom, equality, inclusion and self-realization. It take responsibility for, not control over, people through networking and orchestrating... more...

  • Serious and Violent Juvenile Offendersby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 112.00

    Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and... 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...

  • Juvenile Crime and Justiceby William J. Chambliss

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 90.00

    Looking at topics such as boot camps, the death penalty and parental responsibility, this is an important resource for students of criminology and related disciplines. more...

  • Crime and Immigrant Youthby Tony Waters

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 68.00

    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...

  • Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Servicesby Bernard Neugeboren; Simon Slavin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Here is a timely, insightful book that greatly increases the effectiveness of human service professionals and the organizations in which they function. Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Services is the first such text to bring together in a systematic fashion the concepts of organizational theory, policy, and practice in the human services.... more...