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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justiceby Marilyn D. McShane; III Frank (Trey) P. Williams

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 172.00

    The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice provides more than 200 up-to-date, concise, and readable entries in a single, authoritative volume. The entries address a broad range of issues and topics, such as alcohol and drug abuse, computer and Internet crime, gangs, missing children, school violence, teenage pregnancy and delinquency theories. In addition,... more...

  • Juvenile Crime and Justiceby William J. Chambliss

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 76.00

    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...