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

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  • 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...

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • Giving Circlesby Angela M. Eikenberry

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 18.65

    In the contemporary United States, third parties are being relied upon to deliver social services that were once chiefly the responsibility of government. Among the new philanthropic associations that have arisen in this environment are voluntary groups known as giving circles. Their purpose is to bring... more...

  • Theories of Delinquencyby Donald J. Shoemaker

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 27.99

    Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. Donald Shoemaker aptly presents all major individualistic and sociological theories in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and critical evaluations. Theories covered include biological and psychological... more...

  • Understanding Youth Offendingby Stephen Case; Kevin Haines

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been growing concern, however, on the part of critical criminologists... more...

  • Kinderdelinquenzby Helmut Remschmidt; Reinhard Walter; Jürgen Schönberger

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.99

    Kinderdelinquenz ist ein Thema, das immer häufiger in den breiten Medien besprochen wird. Mitunter werden hier aber wenig wissenschaftlich fundierte Maßstäbe angesetzt - ganz zu schweigen von zum Teil gewagten Schlussfolgerungen und Ursachenforschung. Wer es genauer wissen möchte, sollte sich dieses Buch ansehen. Die Ergebnisse der Marburger Langzeitstudie... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquency in Europe and Beyondby Dirk Enzmann; Beata Gruszcynska; Ineke Haen-Marshall; Josine Junger-Tas; Martin Killas; Majone Steketee

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    Juvenile Delinquency in Europe and Beyond: An International Perspective on Key Issues and Causes describes the juvenile crime situation and its backgrounds in the European Union member states as well as in the US, Canada, Venezuela and Surinam. The book includes information on key issues in juvenile delinquency such as victimization of young people,... more...

  • American Foundationsby Helmut K. Anheier; David C. Hammack

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 64.95

    Attempts to assess the impact and significance of philanthropic foundations in the United States. more...

  • Trajectoires de déviance juvénileby Natacha Brunelle; Marie-Marthe Cousineau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 21.75

    Cet ouvrage met en lumière les apports d'études qualitatives sur les trajectoires de déviance juvénile conduites au Québec, en France et en Belgique depuis une dizaine d'années. Des phénomènes déviants que constituent la délinquance, l'usage de drogues, les gangs de rue et la vie en situation... more...