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

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  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...

  • Mainstreaming Retardation Delinquencyby Richard S. Greene

    R&L Education 1990; US$ 27.99

    This collection of papers presents ideas and research that helps to find a link between the retarded child's educational setting and the onset of delinquency. The first section presents the impacts of the judicial system on the mentally retarded offender, and researcher attempts to find a relationship between intelligence and delinquency. more...

  • Jugendrechtby Arthur Wegner

    De Gruyter 1929; US$ 133.00

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  • Youth, Crime and Justiceby Cyndi Banks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Youth, Crime and Justice takes a critical issues approach to analyzing the current debates and issues in juvenile delinquency. It encourages readers to adopt an analytical understanding encompassing not only juvenile crime, but also the broader context within which the conditions of juvenile criminality occur. Students are invited to explore the... more...

  • Falling Backby Jamie J. Fader

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...

  • Jugendkriminalitätby Bernd Dollinger; Michael Schabdach

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.99

    Das 'Lehrbuch Jugendkriminalität' vermittelt einen Überblick zentraler Aspekte des aktuellen theoretischen und empirischen Wissens zu Jugendkriminalität. Den Ausgangspunkt bildet eine sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektive, indem Jugendkriminalität als diskursive Konstruktion in den Blick genommen wird. An ihr sind verschiedenste... more...

  • Soziale Arbeit in der Transformation des Sozialenby Fabian Kessl

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Mit der Transformation des Sozialen ergeben sich Änderungen und Veränderungen in der Sozialen Arbeit, die in diesem Buch aus verschiedenen Perspektiven analysiert und systematisiert werden. Elemente und Begriffe im Kontext aktueller Forschung werden aufgenommen und reflektiert. more...

  • Zwischen Kosten, Zeit und Anspruchby Volker Hielscher; Lukas Nock; Sabine Kirchen-Peters; Kerstin Blass

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Der Wohlfahrtsstaat in Deutschland ist durch die zunehmende Ökonomisierung des Sozialen und durch den Paradigmenwechsel hin zum aktivierenden Sozialstaat geprägt. Die vorliegende Studie fragt nach den Folgewirkungen dieser Entwicklungen in den Einrichtungen der sozialen Dienste, nach den Strategien des Managements und nach den Effekten für... more...

  • Philanthropy Under Fireby Howard Husock

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    In Philanthropy Under Fire , author Howard Husock defends the American tradition of independent philanthropy from significant political and intellectual challenges which threaten it today. Although the U.S. continues to be the most charitable nation in the world, serious efforts seek to discourage traditional, personal charitable giving by changing... more...

  • Welfare Fraud Investigationby Gary W. Hutton

    Charles C Thomas 1985; US$ 51.95

    What It Is: Welfare In The United States; Who Is Responsible: Agencies and Conflicts; How To Run It: Establishing and Managing a Welfare Fraud Unit; How To Do It: Investigation of Welfare Fraud; Prosecution: Collecting the Payoff. Bibliography. more...