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

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  • States of Delinquencyby Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states?California?as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young... more...

  • The Unforgiven Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    The Teacher's Resource Guides provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text. more...

  • The Price of Progressive Politicsby Rose Ernst

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 70.00

    Social justice activists in the United States face an increasingly difficult task: how do they fight policies based on damaging images of race, class and gender identities in an era of “colorblind” racism? Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, The Price of Progressive Politics exposes... more...

  • Judging Juvenilesby Aaron Kupchik

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology. 2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology. By comparing how adolescents are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and criminal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik finds that prosecuting... more...

  • Do the Crime, Do the Timeby G. Larry Mays; Richard K. Ruddell

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00

    This book provides a fresh look at the way the United States is choosing to deal with some of the serious or persistent youth offenders: by transferring juvenile offenders to adult courts. more...

  • Soziale Arbeit als Wissenschaftby Bernd Birgmeier

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    W hrend der Begriff 'Soziale Arbeit' in der Regel f r die inhaltliche und strukturelle Einheit sozialp dagogischer und sozialarbeiterischer Praxis steht, f hren Fragen nach der disziplin ren Zust ndigkeit einer 'Sozialen Arbeit als Wissenschaft' zu vielerlei Kontroversen. Vor allem die in den 1990er Jahren gef hrten Diskussionen um... more...

  • Schools and Delinquencyby Denise C. Gottfredson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    Schools and Delinquency, first published in 2001, examines the role of the school in preventing delinquency. 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...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more?much more?to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...

  • 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...