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

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  • 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...

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

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • 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 Sex Offenders: What the Public Needs to Knowby Camille Gibson; Donna Vandiver

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00

    Despite the fact that media bombard the public with the notion that sex offenders are everywhere-and could be just next door?official sources show that official sex offense rates have been steadily declining over the past 10 years. Yet, when a juvenile is accused of a sexually-based crime, media attention is swift and relentless. The truth about... more...

  • Boys among Men: Trying and Sentencing Juveniles as Adultsby David Myers

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00

    Images of youngsters in handcuffs and prison uniforms have become common on the nightly news in the United States. As America's fascination with crime and justice has grown, so has attention to the ways in which youthful offenders are charged, tried, and sentenced. While they may once have been viewed as misguided youth, more and more juveniles are... 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...

  • La jeunesse en difficultéby Patricia Hanigan

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1990; US$ 23.25

    L'intervention auprès des jeunes en difficulté repose nécessairement sur une bonne connaissance des comportements mésadaptés. Cet ouvrage traite essentiellement des comportements délinquants, de la drogue, de la fugue, de la prostitution, du suicide et des mauvais traitements infligés aux jeunes. Le lecteur trouvera... more...