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

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  • Reluctant Gangstersby John Pitts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe 'community safety'. While the focus of the book is 'local',... more...

  • Young People and Offendingby Martin Stephenson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored: educationalists on the one hand and criminologists on the other have largely failed to engage meaningfully with one another on the issue, and... more...

  • Giving Circlesby Angela M. Eikenberry

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 18.65

    In the contemporary United States, third parties are being relied upon to deliver social services that were once chiefly the responsibility of government. Among the new philanthropic associations that have arisen in this environment are voluntary groups known as giving circles. Their purpose is to bring... more...

  • Theories of Delinquencyby Donald J. Shoemaker

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 30.99

    Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. It includes discussions and evaluations of all major individualistic and sociological theories, presenting each theory in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and critical evaluations of the relevant... more...

  • Understanding Youth Offendingby Stephen Case; Kevin Haines

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been growing concern, however, on the part of critical criminologists... more...

  • Juvenile Sex Offenders: What the Public Needs to Knowby Camille Gibson; Donna Vandiver

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00

    Despite the fact that media bombard the public with the notion that sex offenders are everywhere-and could be just next door?official sources show that official sex offense rates have been steadily declining over the past 10 years. Yet, when a juvenile is accused of a sexually-based crime, media attention is swift and relentless. The truth about... 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...

  • Kinderdelinquenzby Helmut Remschmidt; Jürgen Schönberger; Reinhard Walter

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 23.98

    Kinderdelinquenz ist ein Thema, das immer häufiger in den breiten Medien besprochen wird. Mitunter werden hier aber wenig wissenschaftlich fundierte Maßstäbe angesetzt - ganz zu schweigen von zum Teil gewagten Schlussfolgerungen und Ursachenforschung. Wer es genauer wissen möchte, sollte sich dieses Buch ansehen. Die Ergebnisse der Marburger Langzeitstudie... more...

  • Outperformby John Baschab; Jon Piot

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50

    "University endowment managers have generally outperformed the market benchmarks. However, their knowledge has not been well documented in any book. This book fills that gap and should be of significant help to all those who want to learn from extensive interviews with a number of endowment managers." —PREM JAIN, McDonough Professor of Accounting... more...

  • 8 Ball Chicksby Gini Sikes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare... more...