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

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  • The Book of the Poorby Kenan Heise

    Marion Street Press, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99

    This stirring work takes readers on a heartbreaking, illuminating, and inspiring journey into the homes and lives of the 16 percent who live below the poverty threshold. Author and retired Chicago Tribune reporter Kenan Heise culls 50 years of his published interviews with the poor and destitute to allow them to tell their own stories in their own... more...

  • Boys among Men: Trying and Sentencing Juveniles as Adultsby David Myers

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00

    Images of youngsters in handcuffs and prison uniforms have become common on the nightly news in the United States. As America's fascination with crime and justice has grown, so has attention to the ways in which youthful offenders are charged, tried, and sentenced. While they may once have been viewed as misguided youth, more and more juveniles are... more...

  • Burnoutprävention im Berufsfeld Soziale Arbeitby Irmhild Poulsen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99

    Während meiner Tätigkeit im Hochschulbetrieb äußerte sich in einer Spre- stunde eine Studentin mit eigener Familie und bereits mehrjähriger Berufserf- rung als Erzieherin sehr begeistert und euphorisch über ihren Praxisanleiter in einem norddeutschen kommunalen Jugendamt, in dem sie ein sechswöchiges Praktikum absolviert hatte. ?Der ist bereits über... more...

  • Casebook Management For Non-Profit Organizations: Enterpreneurship & Occupby Simon Slavin; Dennis Young

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    An essential and unique contribution to the social organizational literature, Casebook of Management for Nonprofit Organizations highlights the importance of good management to human service organizations. Author Dennis Young uses case studies that stress entrepreneurship and are addressed to particular aspects of human services management--the processes... more...

  • Chômage et employabilité des jeunes au Marocby Mohammed Bensaïd

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Examines characteristics of youth unemployment in the period 1960-2003. more...

  • Children Who Killby Carol Ann Duffy; Carol Anne Davis

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 4.36

    Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless - but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are infamous for their crimes against other children,... more...

  • Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justiceby Franklin E. Zimring; David S. Tanenhaus

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25

    Thisis a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform thejuvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for major reforms, many fear the public backlash inmaking dramatic changes. Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice provides a look at the recent trends in juvenile justice... more...

  • Communityorientierung in der Sozialen Arbeitby Sandra Landhäußer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Die Orientierung am Sozialraum - an den lokalen sozialen Räumen von AkteurInnen - hat in der Sozialen Arbeit eine lange Tradition und erfährt zunehmende, auch öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit. An den Beispielen der Settlementarbeit, der Gemeinwesenarbeit und der sozialraumorientierten Sozialen Arbeit werden in diesem Band zentrale historische Entwicklungen... 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...

  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...