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

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  • Selbst und Bildby Franziskus von Heereman

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 63.00

    Durch die jahrzehntelange Editionsarbeit der Fichte-Gesamtausgabe der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften ist nun das gesamte Oeuvre Fichtes der Forschung zugänglich. Von besonderem Interesse sind dabei die Jahre 1810-1814, die nicht zuletzt aufgrund der lückenhaften Quellenlage bisher kaum als eigenständige Periode untersucht worden... more...

  • Shocking Violenceby Rosemarie Moser; Corinne E. Frantz

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 37.95

    Shocking Violence: Youth Perpetrators and Victims, A Multidisciplinary Perspective is written by contributors in the diverse fields of psychology, social work, educations, law enforcement, ministry, and the judicial system. The chapters cover the topic of youth violence with emphasis on recommendations for educators, parents, and treatment professionals... more...

  • Kids Who Killby Mike Huckabee; George Grant

    B&H Publishing Group 1998; US$ 11.99

    Explores the crisis of kids killing kids. Proposing a return to family values, this book encourages everyone to learn from the horrors that struck such communities as Jonesboro and Paducah. 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...

  • Jackedby Carrie Mac

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 7.99

    Zane is carjacked and forced to drive by a masked gunman. more...

  • Polling, Policy, and Public Opinionby Robert Weissberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 105.00

    The opinion poll has become commonplace in politics and typically reveals public desires for greater government social welfare assistance, such as more aid for education or health care. These statistics seem to proclaim the welfare state's enduring popularity. Though sincere, these desires largely reflect how questions are asked. Unfortunately, polls... more...

  • When Kids Killby Jonathan Paul

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    Jonathan Paul goes behind the sensationalist headlines of 'child killers' to investigate why these crimes happen. He examines child homicide in today's violent, confusing world and contextualises it against the cruel unforgiving retribution of yesterday. Children are increasingly experimenting with drugs and committing offences, but there are those... more...

  • Youth Justiceby Rod Morgan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this e-book is to bring together the proposals on youth justice that are made in the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Anti-social Behaviour’s report (Time For a Fresh Start); and the UK Government’s plans as set out in the current green paper (Breaking the Cycle: Effective Punishment, Rehabilitation and Sentencing of Offenders).... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Mr Paul Dugmore; Sally Angus; Jane Pickford

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 31.95

    Structured around the National Occupational Standards, this book takes a practical approach to youth justice within social work programmes, focusing on social work in a multi-agency, multi disciplinary youth offending team. Using case studies and research, this text helps readers to develop skills that support youth justice, as well as to understand... more...

  • Ashes to Goldby Brad Fern; Tom Lutz

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99

    Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in today’s world, where the ancient rites of passage that societies once used to turn their boys into men have disappeared. In an in-depth analysis of the Grimm Brothers' fairytale "The Devil's Sooty Brother," therapists and teachers Brad Fern and Tom Lutz provide... more...