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

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  • Five Weeks at Humanitasby Manfred Jurgensen

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Price of Progressive Politicsby Rose Ernst

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.10

    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$ 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 prosecuting... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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...

  • 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...