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

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  • The Price of Progressive Politicsby Rose Ernst

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 70.00

    Social justice activists in the United States face an increasingly difficult task: how do they fight policies based on damaging images of race, class and gender identities in an era of “colorblind” racism? Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, The Price of Progressive Politics exposes... more...

  • Judging Juvenilesby Aaron Kupchik

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    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 prosecuting... more...

  • Do the Crime, Do the Time: Juvenile Criminals and Adult Justice in the American Court Systemby G. Larry Mays; Rick Ruddell

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    This book provides a fresh look at the way the United States is choosing to deal with some of the serious or persistent youth offenders: by transferring juvenile offenders to adult courts. more...

  • Soziale Arbeit als Wissenschaftby Bernd Birgmeier

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    W hrend der Begriff 'Soziale Arbeit' in der Regel f r die inhaltliche und strukturelle Einheit sozialp dagogischer und sozialarbeiterischer Praxis steht, f hren Fragen nach der disziplin ren Zust ndigkeit einer 'Sozialen Arbeit als Wissenschaft' zu vielerlei Kontroversen. Vor allem die in den 1990er Jahren gef hrten Diskussionen um... more...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more—much more—to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...

  • Rural Social Work Practiceby Roger A. Lohmann

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice and considers the most effective ways to serve rural communities. Contributors consider the history and development of rural social work from its beginnings to the present day, addressing the value... more...

  • Judging Mohammedby Susan Terrio

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 9.95

    This groundbreaking study goes inside France's juvenile court system and follows young people, largely of foreign ancestry, from arrest to court trials, revealing an alarming shift in the nation's approach to its youth offenders. more...

  • Maladjusted Boys (RLE Edu M)by Otto Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Written by the founder of a pioneering establishment for disruptive boys who had been excluded from mainstream schools and in some cases turned to crime, this book discusses the methods and reasons for success of Red Hill School. It also discusses the causes of disruptive or obsessive behaviour and emphasizes how the therapeutic work of Red Hill... more...

  • Outrageby Clément Duval; Michael Shreve; Marianne Enckell

    PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    This memoir of Clément Duval, a famed 19th-century French anarchist and criminal, details his sentence and eventual escape from the “dry guillotine? of the French penal colonies on Devil?s Island. In this remarkable story of survival by self-determination, courage, conviction, and hope, Duval discusses the hellish conditions endured in the penal colonies... more...

  • Young Adult Offendersby Friedrich Lösel; Anthony Bottoms; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ?youth? and ?adulthood? is not appropriate in modern societies. For example, important developmental tasks such as... more...