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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
This book is an accessible introduction to the subject of youth and crime. The author explores the social construction of childhood and youth, and looks at the role of the media in creating a strong association of young people with crime and disorder, which sustains processes of marginalization and exclusion and leads to frequent `panics┐ about youth... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 45.00
Juvenile Crime, a new volume in the Library in a Book series, takes a serious look at this important topic. It examines juvenile offenders, their crimes, and the consequences of those crimes to themselves, to their victims, and to society. This book provides an overview of the juvenile justice system, how it has evolved, and how it works today, and... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 449.00
Presents inside information on the Juvenile Justice-systems in 19 different countries, both in EU-member states as well as in the United States and Canada. This book includes a comparative introduction that highlights similarities as well as differences between the various systems, distinguishing between clusters of countries. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...