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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. 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...

  • Effective Practice in Youth Justiceby Martin Stephenson; Henri Giller; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Youth justice has become an increasingly important part of the criminal justice system, and has faced a wide range of challenges in the last few years. Practice within the youth justice system has become increasingly professionalized, with important roles being played locally by Youth Offending Teams and custodial establishments, and centrally by... more...