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

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  • Multi-Problem Violent Youthby R.R. Corrado; J.K. Gierowski; S.D. Hart

    IOS Press 2001; US$ 121.00

    Of interest to researchers, policy-makers, and government and non-government agency workers who are involved with policies, programs and instruments focused on the prevention of youth and young adult violence, this book examines the research and theoretical bases for the creation of a risk-needs management instrument for violent adolescents. more...

  • Responding to Troubled Youthby Cheryl L. Maxson; Malcolm W. Klein

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    This book provides an overview of the dominant philosophical approaches and practices in handling status offenders--those children who habitually resist the control of their parents and schools, who run away from home, who drink and stay out after curfew. The three basic and competing social philosophies in responding to these troubled and troublesome... more...

  • The Enabling Stateby Neil Gilbert; Barbara Gilbert

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This study details a fresh vision of social welfare transfers--how they are delivered, and whom they benefit. The authors explore the use of private enterprise and market-oriented approaches to the delivery of social provisions, and examine how welfare benefits are derived from the full range of modern social transfers including tax expenditures, credit... more...

  • When Welfare Disappearsby Kenneth J. Neubeck

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 26.95

    Offers a history of welfare and an understanding of the diverse characteristics of lone-mother-headed families affected by welfare reform. The author offers a comparison of many industrialized nation's welfare policies, and presents an argument for curtailing the end of welfare as we know it: the case for respecting economic human rights. more...

  • Juvenile Justice Sourcebookby Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 98.99 US$ 85.13

    This sourcebook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the trends, policy issues and dilemmas, model programmes and outcome studies within the systems of juvenile justice affecting local, state, and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States. more...

  • Understanding Youth and Crimeby Sheila Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This book is an accessible introduction to the subject of youth and crime. The author explores the social construction of childhood and youth, and looks at the role of the media in creating a strong association of young people with crime and disorder, which sustains processes of marginalization and exclusion and leads to frequent `panics¿ about youth... more...

  • Juvenile Crimeby Jeffrey Ferro

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 45.00

    Juvenile Crime, a new volume in the Library in a Book series, takes a serious look at this important topic. It examines juvenile offenders, their crimes, and the consequences of those crimes to themselves, to their victims, and to society. This book provides an overview of the juvenile justice system, how it has evolved, and how it works today, and... more...

  • International Handbook of Juvenile Justiceby Josine Junger-Tas; Scott H. Decker

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 380.77

    In 2000 several European academics decided it was time to launch a European Society of Criminology. From the start the new Society encouraged the creation of working groups on specialized topics. One of the first such working groups was focused on ?juvenile justice,? launched by the first author of this book. The idea for this book emerged from concerns... more...

  • Comparative Youth Justiceby John Muncie; Barry Goldson

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    `essential to all scholars of youth justice.' Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science and President of the British Society of Criminology With contributions from leading commentators from 13 different countries, this carefully integrated edition comprises the most authoritive comparative analysis of international... more...

  • Family Life and Youth Offendingby Raymond Arthur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal justice system, but this book examines how this evidence... more...