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

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  • Consumer Education in the Human Servicesby Alan Gartner; Colin Greer; Frank Riessman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Consumer Education in the Human Services: A Social Policy Book focuses on the trends in consumer education and inclusion of the human services sector, aside from budgeting and purchase of goods, among the considerations in consumer education. The selection first offers information on consumers in the service society and consumer education and advocacy,... more...

  • Contracting-out Welfare Servicesby Siobhan O'Sullivan; Mark Considine

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices. International contributors bring a... more...

  • Crime, Disorder and Symbolic Violenceby Matt Bowden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This timely book provides a theoretical and empirical engagement with contemporary understandings of the governance of crime, safety and security. Using a Bourdieuian framework, Bowden explores concepts such as capital, habitus and symbolic power to present an analytic tool-kit for a critically engaged public criminology. more...

  • Crime and Immigrant Youthby Anthony "Tony" Waters

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    Crime and Immigrant Youth is a unique study of migration as a process that sometimes leads to youthful crime beyond the norms of either the home or host culture. Tony Waters uses data from 100 years of United States immigration records to examine immigrant groups such as Laotians, Koreans and Mexicans in the late 20th century, as well as Mexicans... more...

  • Critical Social Welfare Issuesby Arthur J Katz; Abraham Lurie; Carlos Vidal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Critical Social Welfare Issues is a collection of lectures by noted social welfare experts that addresses paramount issues facing society and suggests recommendations for positive change. It is a useful handbook for social workers, psychologists, educators, health professionals, and human service administrators and a valuable text for students studying... more...

  • Delinquency Theoriesby John P. Hoffmann

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    Delinquency Theories: Appraisals and applications provides a fulsome and accessible overview of contemporary theories of juvenile delinquency. The book opens with a comprehensive description of what a theory is, and explains how theories are created in the social sciences. Following on, each subsequent chapter is dedicated to describing an individual... more...

  • Delinquent Children in Juvenile Correctional Institutionsby William E. Amos

    Charles C Thomas 1970; US$ 26.95

    Describes a new type of state junvenile institution, the Reception and Diagnostic Center which is already playing a vital role in the diagnosis and care of delinquent children. The contributors include material on the history and philosophy of these centers and describe in detail how the various mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology,... more...

  • Delinquent Networksby Jerzy Sarnecki

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00

    A network analysis of over 22,000 delinquent youths in Stockholm between 1991?5. more...

  • The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)by David Downes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of delinquent subcultures. It also takes an in-depth look at the Stepney and Poplar survey on crime... more...

  • Delinquent and Neurotic Childrenby Ivy Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...