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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.95
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99
Die Autorin nimmt die Diskrepanz zwischen dem aktuellen Innovationsdiskurs und dem Mangel an sozialwissenschaftlichen Analysen von Innovation zum Anlass, um aus der Perspektive der Sozialen Arbeit den Innovationsbegriff zu klären und die theoretische Fundierung des Innovationskonzepts zu skizzieren. In einer empirischen Studie zeigt sie weiter auf,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.78
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 54.99
Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, and about the processes and contexts associated with the course... more...