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

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...

  • Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kongby Michael Adorjan; Wing Hong Chui

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A society?s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores the history of Hong Kong itself and its present-day... more...

  • Delinquent Children in Juvenile Correctional Institutionsby William E. Amos

    Charles C Thomas 1970; US$ 26.95

    Describes a new type of state junvenile institution, the Reception and Diagnostic Center which is already playing a vital role in the diagnosis and care of delinquent children. The contributors include material on the history and philosophy of these centers and describe in detail how the various mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology,... more...

  • American Foundationsby Helmut K. Anheier; David C. Hammack

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 64.95

    Attempts to assess the impact and significance of philanthropic foundations in the United States. more...

  • Family Life and Youth Offendingby Raymond Arthur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This key book examines how we can prevent children from engaging in offending behaviour and therefore prevent the pre-school children of today from influencing the crime statistics of tomorrow. more...

  • Evaluating Community Collaborationsby Thomas E. Backer

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 79.00

    Collaborations, which bring organizations together in a community to implement or improve an innovative program or change a policy or procedure, have become a central strategy for promoting community change. Funders require them; nonprofits see them as useful solutions to their problems of declining resources and increasing complexity (including multicultural... more...

  • Youth, Crime and Justiceby Cyndi Banks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Youth, Crime and Justice encourages readers to explore the connections between social, political, economic and cultural conditions and juvenile crime. It clearly examines all the important comparative and transnational research studies for each topic. Throughout, appropriate qualitative studies are used to provide context and explain the theories... more...

  • The Value Base of Social Work and Social Careby Adam Barnard; Nigel Horner; Jim Wild

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00

    Explores the concepts and themes that help us understand the value base in social work. This book examines the tensions between values such as justice, anti-discrimination, compassion, and empathy, and the need for professionalism, accountability, cost codes, and performance measurement. more...

  • Understanding Youth Offendingby Monica Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    Incorporating a wealth of interview data and case study material, this book examines theories of youth transitions, criminality and social capital, providing new and innovative ways of understanding criminal careers. more...