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

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  • Wohnverhältnisse und Hartz IV - Tätigkeitsfeld für Soziale Arbeit?by Ted Bauknecht

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    In letzter Zeit werden prekäre Wohnverhältnisse immer öfter mit dem Begriff von "Zwangsumzügen" in Verbindung gebracht. Menschen die von Hartz IV betroffen sind, sollen von den Arbeitsgemeinschaften, einem Zusammenschluss der Bundesagentur für Arbeit und der Kommune, immer häufiger zum Auszug aus ihrer angestammten Wohnung aufgefordert werden. Diese... more...

  • 8 Ball Chicksby Gini Sikes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    "What stays with the reader is the fear and despair that lie at the bottom of these girls' seeming hearts of stone...Sikes's generous reporting gives voice to young women...who think they  must pass through violence on the road to self respect."-- Elle "Describes an American landscape as strange and harrowing and important as any I know of.  Gini... more...

  • Accountability in Social Servicesby Jill Florence Lackey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author Jill Florence Lackey draws on her experience as a consultant for more than 50 social programs and as director of two nonprofit organizations... more...

  • Action Leadershipby Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Adolescent Crimeby Per-Olof H. Wikstrom; David A. Butterworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a methodical and comprehensive understanding of adolescent offending... more...

  • American Juvenile Justiceby Franklin E. Zimring

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    Suitable for courses on the criminology and policy analysis of adolescence, this book focuses on the principles and policy of a distinct system of juvenile justice. It opens with an introduction of the creation of adolescence, presenting a justification for the category of the juvenile or a period of partial responsibility before full adulthood. more...

  • American Youth Violenceby Franklin E. Zimring

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    This is an examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, a scholar of law and crime, scrutinizes criminal statistics and demographic trends in order to authoritatively address public worries. more...

  • America?s Safest Cityby Simon I. Singer

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Winner of the American Society of Criminology 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Book Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology   Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted by numerous publications as one of the safest places to live in America. Yet, like many of America?s seemingly idyllic... more...

  • Arbeit gegen Armutby Ronald Gebauer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99

    In Deutschland hat sich etwas getan. Zu dieser Einschätzung gelangte jüngst in ihrem aktuellen Bericht ?Doing Business 2006? auch die zur Weltbankgruppe gehörende International Finance Corporation (IFC). So jubelte der Chefvolkswirt der IFC, Michael Klein, im Handelsblatt: ?Es hat sich ganz einfach etwas getan in Deutschland ? insbesondere auf dem... more...

  • Ashes to Goldby Brad Fern; Tom Lutz

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99

    Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in today’s world, where the ancient rites of passage that societies once used to turn their boys into men have disappeared. In an in-depth analysis of the Grimm Brothers' fairytale "The Devil's Sooty Brother," therapists and teachers Brad Fern and Tom Lutz provide... more...