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- Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99
Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in todays 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...
- APHA Press 2008; US$ 38.50
This book reflects and contributes to an interdisciplinary public health approach towards youth violence prevention that involves a three-step process: 1) identify and describe the problem; 2) develop and evaluate interventions to prevent the problem; and 3) implement those interventions in the community. The book also addresses theory, current research... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Manfred Jurgensen was born between Denmark and Germany in the coastal border town of Flensburg in 1940, a 'midnight child'. He has always been sensitive to boundaries and what's beyond the borders, emotionally and physically. He has chosen to reveal his life history - to a very large extent dominated by World War II and its aftermath -... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states?California?as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 27.00
2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology 2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology By comparing how adolescents are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and criminal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik finds that... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 11.50
Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00
Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rightsmovement across the United States, The Price of ProgressivePolitics exposes the contemporary reality of welfare rightspolitics, revealing how the language of colorblind racism underminesthis multiracial movement. Through in-depth interviewswith activists in eight organizations across the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
For more than 20 years now, the attitude in some jurisdictions has been "if you're old enough to do the crime, you're old enough to do the time." After two decades of applying this increasingly punitive mindset to juvenile offenders, it is possible to see the actual consequences of transferring more and younger offenders to adult courts. In Do... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 24.69
Während der Begriff 'Soziale Arbeit' in der Regel für die inhaltliche und strukturelle Einheit sozialpädagogischer und sozialarbeiterischer Praxis steht, führen Fragen nach der disziplinären Zuständigkeit einer 'Sozialen Arbeit als Wissenschaft' zu vielerlei Kontroversen. Vor allem die in den 1990er Jahren geführten Diskussionen um eine neue, autonome... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.34
Die Lebensphase 'Jugend' wird häufig mit Defiziten, Störungen und riskanten Verhaltensweisen assoziiert. Besondere mediale und politische Aufmerksamkeit erhalten Jugendliche dann, wenn sie mit strafrechtsrelevantem Verhalten in Erscheinung treten. In diesen publizistisch-politischen Kontexten stoßen kriminologische und sozialpädagogische Befunde und... more...