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

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  • Kids Who Killby Mike Huckabee; George Grant

    B&H Publishing Group 1998; US$ 11.99

    Explores the crisis of kids killing kids. Proposing a return to family values, this book encourages everyone to learn from the horrors that struck such communities as Jonesboro and Paducah. more...

  • Jackedby Carrie Mac

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 9.95

    Zane is carjacked and forced to drive by a masked gunman. more...

  • Delinquency Theoriesby John P. Hoffmann

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    This book provides an overview of theories of juvenile delinquency. Each chapter describes a particular theory by telling the tale of a delinquent youth and thoroughly reviewing the theories and research designed to explain the youth?s delinquent behavior. By linking the theories to a real-world example, they may be "brought to life" and made more... more...

  • Polling, Policy, and Public Opinionby Robert Weissberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 117.00

    The opinion poll has become commonplace in politics and typically reveals public desires for greater government social welfare assistance, such as more aid for education or health care. These statistics seem to proclaim the welfare state's enduring popularity. Though sincere, these desires largely reflect how questions are asked. Unfortunately, polls... more...

  • When Kids Killby Jonathan Paul

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.80

    Jonathan Paul goes behind the sensationalist headlines of 'child killers' to investigate why these crimes happen. He examines child homicide in today's violent, confusing world and contextualises it against the cruel unforgiving retribution of yesterday. Children are increasingly experimenting with drugs and committing offences, but there... more...

  • Young Homicide Offenders and Victimsby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    Springer 2011; US$ 149.00

    The first decade of the new century proved to be a deadly one for many children and young people in the United States. Despite increased policing on the streets, higher rates of incarceration, harsher sentencing, stricter control of illegal drugs, and attempts to reduce access to firearms, FBI reports show that more than 7,300 young people between... more...

  • Who Really Caresby Arthur C. Brooks

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 16.95

    Surprising proof that conservatives really are more compassionate--and more generous--than liberals more...

  • Juvenile Delinquency:by Arnold Binder; Gilbert Geis; Dickson D Bruce Jr.

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 58.95

    Juvenile Delinquency: more...

  • Ashes to Goldby Brad Fern; Tom Lutz

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99

    Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in today’s 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...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Mr Paul Dugmore; Sally Angus; Jane Pickford

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 31.95

    Structured around the National Occupational Standards, this book takes a practical approach to youth justice within social work programmes, focusing on social work in a multi-agency, multi disciplinary youth offending team. Using case studies and research, this text helps readers to develop skills that support youth justice, as well as to understand... more...