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

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 449.00

    By an excellent group of researchers from the field About actual results of policy and practice Possible alternatives suggested in some cases Comparison between common law countries (traditionally more repressive) and the northern European countries 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...

  • Youth Crime and Justiceby Barry Goldson; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 53.00

    Providing an assessment of the relationship between evidence and contemporary youth justice policy formation, this book - alongside Comparative Youth Justice - makes a valuable contribution to the field of youth criminology. 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, butáthis book examines how this evidence... more...

  • Chômage et employabilité des jeunes au Marocby Mohammed Bensa´d

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

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

  • The Value Base of Social Work and Social Careby Adam Barnard; Nigel Horner; Jim Wild

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00

    Explores the concepts and themes that help us understand the value base in social work. This book examines the tensions between values such as justice, anti-discrimination, compassion, and empathy, and the need for professionalism, accountability, cost codes, and performance measurement. more...

  • Saving Children from a Life of Crimeby David P. Farrington; Brandon C. Welsh

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 22.99

    Foreword, James Q. Wilson. 1. Introduction: The Need for Early Prevention. Part I: Early Risk and Protective Factors. 2. Understanding Risk and Protective Factors. 3. Individual Factors. 4. Family Factors. 5. Socioeconomic, Peer, School, and Community Factors. Part II: Prevention in the Early Years. 6. Understanding Risk-Focused Prevention. 7. Individual... more...

  • Dilemmas in Human Services Managementby Raymond Mayers; Federico Souflee; Dick Schoech

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 95.00

    Drawing on their experience as teachers and social workers, the authors introduce students to the complex skills necessary for effective management in human service administration. In this textbook, they present actual problems through concise case studies with study-guide questions for discussion. The illustrative case studies cover a broad range... more...

  • Evaluating Community Collaborationsby Thomas E. Backer

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 79.00

    Collaborations, which bring organizations together in a community to implement or improve an innovative program or change a policy or procedure, have become a central strategy for promoting community change. Funders require them; nonprofits see them as useful solutions to their problems of declining resources and increasing complexity (including multicultural... more...

  • Prevention and Youth Crimeby Maggie Blyth; Prof. Enver Solomon

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    The 2008 UK government Youth Crime Action Plan emphasises prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to be 'at risk' of offending. Much of this approach includes targeted work with families and work to reduce the numbers of young people entering the youth justice system. This... more...