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

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  • The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justiceby Barry C. Feld; Donna M. Bishop

    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...

  • States of Delinquencyby Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Judging Juvenilesby Aaron Kupchik

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Do the Crime, Do the Timeby G. Larry Mays; Rick Ruddell

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    "This important book comes at a crucial time in the history of the U.S. justice system. . . . This fine book by Mays and Ruddell is a valuable tool for modern day reformers. - Punishment & Society more...

  • The Unforgiven Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    The Teacher's Resource Guides provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text. more...

  • The Price of Progressive Politicsby Rose Ernst

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.10

    Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, The Price of Progressive Politics exposes the contemporary reality of welfare rights politics, revealing how the language of colorblind racism undermines this multiracial movement. Through in-depth interviews with activists in eight organizations across... more...

  • Schools and Delinquencyby Denise C. Gottfredson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    Schools and Delinquency, first published in 2001, examines the role of the school in preventing delinquency. more...

  • Soziale Arbeit als Wissenschaftby Bernd Birgmeier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Handbuch Jugendkriminalitätby Bernd Dollinger; Henning Schmidt-Semisch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • 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...