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  • 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$ 11.21

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Youth Violenceby Robert D. Ketterlinus

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 174.99

    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...

  • 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...