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

  • The School-To-Prison Pipelineby Christopher A. Mallett

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00

    The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courts—often for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...

  • Children of the Streets of Richmond, 1865-1920by Harry M. Ward

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. From 1905 to 1915 there was an official red light district. The police had their hands full with drunks and riffraff, and a variety of street urchins and waifs--most of whom were very... more...

  • The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justiceby Marvin D. Krohn; Jodi Lane

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby John T. Whitehead; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8 th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for... more...

  • Contracting-out Welfare Servicesby Siobhan O'Sullivan; Mark Considine

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices. International contributors bring a... more...

  • Educating Incarcerated Youthby Lynette Tannis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the perceptions and role of juvenile justice educators. Through researching the support structures of educational facilities and analysing the positive features of these learning environments, Tannis evaluates how best to educate incarcerated young people and prepare them for their transition back into society. more...

  • Crime, Disorder and Symbolic Violenceby Matt Bowden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This timely book provides a theoretical and empirical engagement with contemporary understandings of the governance of crime, safety and security. Using a Bourdieuian framework, Bowden explores concepts such as capital, habitus and symbolic power to present an analytic tool-kit for a critically engaged public criminology. more...

  • Philanthropy in Transitionby Mark LeClair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Philanthropy in Transition examines the rising importance of new channels of giving, from purchase made from social market enterprises to social impact investing. While these movements extend the reach and appeal beyond traditional philanthropy, the result is a widening distance between donor and recipient that raises new challenges. more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby John A. Winterdyk

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 69.95

    Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime control . Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives,... more...

  • America?s Safest Cityby Simon I. Singer

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted by numerous publications as one of the safest places to live in America. Yet, like many of America?s seemingly idyllic suburbs, Amherst is by no means without crime?especially when it comes to adolescents. In America?s Safest City , noted juvenile justice scholar Simon... more...