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

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  • 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...

  • Persistent Young Offendersby David Lobley; David Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Based on some of the most interesting research from the last ten years, this book discusses effective practice in work with persistent young offenders. It contrasts two major evaluations of projects for juvenile offenders, one of which was successful and the other less so. This detailed and thorough study will be of particular value to those interested... more...

  • Tomorrow's Criminalsby Rolf Loeber; N. Wim Slot; Machteld Hoeve

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95

    Tomorrow's Criminals argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under. It addresses key problems in criminological research and makes studies from the Netherlands more accessible to a wider audience. It provides information and analyses on risk factors and reviews screening tools and... 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...

  • Adolescent Crimeby Per-Olof H. Wikstrom; David A. Butterworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a methodical and comprehensive understanding of adolescent... more...

  • Youth Offending Restorative Justiceby Adam Crawford; Tim Newburn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book provides an empirically grounded, theoretically informed account of recent changes to the youth justice system in England and Wales, focusing on the introduction of elements of restorative justice into the heart of the criminal justice system, and the implementation of referral orders and youth offender panels. Taken together, this amounts... more...

  • What Works in Probation Youth Justiceby Ros Burnett; Colin Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Both probation and youth justice have undergone massive changes in recent years, and continue to face important new challenges. A key emphasis of new developments has been on developing effective evidence-based practice and disseminating this throughout the Probation and Youth Justice services - reviewed in this book. more...

  • Rougher Justiceby Peter Squires; Dawn Stephen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need, providing a critique of the government's use of the concept... more...

  • 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...

  • Reluctant Gangstersby John Pitts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe 'community safety'. While the focus of the book is 'local',... more...