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

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  • Jugendrechtby Arthur Wegner

    De Gruyter 1929; US$ 133.00

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Youth Crimeby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00

    Young people aged between 15 and 19 years commit three times more offences than any other members of the Australian population. Certain types of offences are committed disproportionately by young people; juveniles are more likely than adults to come to the attention of police, for a variety of reasons. Compared to adults, young people are also more... more...

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Juvenile Justiceby Peter Greenwood

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Over the past 15 years, evidence-based practice in juvenile justice has moved from a concept to a full blown practice in a number of states. They have used research based principles and programs to: - completely reorganize their system for treating juveniles -reduce crime and recidivism -and saved money in the process. Evidence-Based Practice in Juvenile... more...

  • Delinquent Children in Juvenile Correctional Institutionsby William E. Amos

    Charles C Thomas 1970; US$ 26.95

    Describes a new type of state junvenile institution, the Reception and Diagnostic Center which is already playing a vital role in the diagnosis and care of delinquent children. The contributors include material on the history and philosophy of these centers and describe in detail how the various mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology,... more...

  • Working with Young People in Secure Accommodationby Jim Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Examines the function of secure units and offers a balanced insight into the challenges presented to society by young offenders. more...

  • Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problemsby A. Javier Treviņo; Karen M. McCormack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    With both contemporary and historical analyses, the book traces the legacy, characteristics, contours, and goals of the sociology of service, shedding light on its roots in early American sociology and its deep connections to activism, before examining the social context that underlies the call for volunteerism, community involvement and non-profit... more...

  • Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populationsby Alex Gitterman

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 94.99

    Every day, social workers deal with individuals, families, and groups struggling with problems that are often chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected. When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, these populations become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration.... more...

  • Burning Down the Houseby Nell Bernstein

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 26.95

    When teenagers scuffle during a basketball game, they are typically benched. But when Will got into it on the court, he and his rival were sprayed in the face at close range by a chemical similar to Mace, denied a shower for twenty-four hours, and then locked in solitary confinement for a month. One in three American children will be arrested by... more...