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

  • 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...

  • Critical Social Welfare Issuesby Arthur J Katz; Abraham Lurie; Carlos Vidal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Critical Social Welfare Issues is a collection of lectures by noted social welfare experts that addresses paramount issues facing society and suggests recommendations for positive change. It is a useful handbook for social workers, psychologists, educators, health professionals, and human service administrators and a valuable text for students studying... more...

  • Philanthropy in Americaby Olivier Zunz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active citizenship, influences policymaking, and addresses humanitarian crises. How did philanthropy become such a powerful and integral force in American society? Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique... more...

  • Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problemsby A. Javier Treviņo; Karen M. McCormack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    With both contemporary and historical analyses, the book traces the legacy, characteristics, contours, and goals of the sociology of service, shedding light on its roots in early American sociology and its deep connections to activism, before examining the social context that underlies the call for volunteerism, community involvement and non-profit... more...

  • Youth Justice Handbookby Wayne Taylor; Rod Earle; Richard Hester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What knowledge and skills do you need to practise effectively as a professional within the youth justice system? What values should inform your work with children and young people subject to criminal justice sanctions? These are the central questions addressed by the editors and contributors in this comprehensive new text. The Youth Justice Handbook... more...

  • Culture, Peers, and Delinquencyby Joseph R Ferrari; Clifford R O'Donnell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Increase your understanding of the etiology, prevention, and treatment of delinquency! This informative book provides you with specific strategies to assess delinquency and to increase the effectiveness of any prevention program. In addition, it presents a community peer model of delinquency with important implications for delinquency prevention... more...

  • Juvenile Justice Sourcebookby Wesley T. Church II; David Springer; Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 72.99

    Several million reported and unreported delinquent acts take place each year. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, juvenile delinquency, acting-out and oppositional behavior, illegal drugs, guns, and youth violence are pervasive throughout American society. Juvenile Justice Sourcebook is the... more...

  • Trauma and Juvenile Delinquencyby Ricky Greenwald

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This groundbreaking book addresses the connection between childhood trauma and juvenile delinquency. It includes theoretical models of this relationship and examinations of its most important aspects, explorations of trauma-related assessment issues, and practical therapeutic interventions for use with juvenile delinquents. Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency:... more...

  • Working with Young People in Secure Accommodationby Jim Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Examines the function of secure units and offers a balanced insight into the challenges presented to society by young offenders. more...

  • Youth Justiceby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The exciting new edition of this well loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing recent and significant changes. more...