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

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  • Dictionary of Youth Justiceby Barry Goldson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and engage explicitly with the key statutory provisions... more...

  • Dilemmas in Human Services Managementby PhD Raymond Sanchez Mayers; PhD Federico Jr. Souflee; PhD Dick J. Schoech

    Springer Publishing Company 1994; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • Do the Crime, Do the Time: Juvenile Criminals and Adult Justice in the American Court Systemby G. Larry Mays; Rick Ruddell

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    For more than 20 years now, the attitude in some jurisdictions has been "if you're old enough to do the crime, you're old enough to do the time." After two decades of applying this increasingly punitive mindset to juvenile offenders, it is possible to see the actual consequences of transferring more and younger offenders to adult courts. In Do... more...

  • Doing Justice to Young Peopleby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ?rehabilitation?. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the tensions between young people ?  especially those... more...

  • Einführung in die Sozialpädagogikby Franz Hamburger

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.92

    Die Sozialpädagogik ist ein breites und vielseitiges Praxisfeld. Konflikte und Krisen im Lebenslauf werden sozialpädagogisch begleitet von der Kindheit bis ins Alter. Die praktischen Hilfen sollen die Entfaltung des Individuums ebenso wie die Ordnung der Gesellschaft gewährleisten. Auf die Praxis der Sozialen Arbeit, deren Voraussetzungen, Dynamiken... more...

  • Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by L Grimberg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ?nature versus nurture? debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to lead fulfilling lives, rather than being incarcerated... more...

  • The Enabling Stateby Neil Gilbert; Barbara Gilbert

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 134.99

    Studies of the welfare state have formed an important part of public policy research in the USA since World War II. This volume examines and reconsiders the scope of social welfare transfers, how they are delivered, and whom they benefit. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justiceby Marilyn D. McShane; III Frank (Trey) P. Williams

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 180.00

    The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice provides more than 200 up-to-date, concise, and readable entries in a single, authoritative volume. The entries address a broad range of issues and topics, such as alcohol and drug abuse, computer and Internet crime, gangs, missing children, school violence, teenage pregnancy and delinquency theories. In addition,... more...

  • Evaluating Community Collaborationsby PhD Thomas E. Backer

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 87.99

    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...

  • Falling Backby Jamie J. Fader

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...