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

  • Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquencyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and... more...

  • Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offendersby Jill Rosenbaum; Shelley Spivack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders focuses on a 2012-2013 program in Flint, Michigan and demonstrates that visual... more...

  • Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settingsby Lee Michael Johnson; Joycelyn Pollock; Michael Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence, and potential solutions to the problem. Obviously,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, and... more...

  • Men Misbehavingby Yeo Suan Futt

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 12.99

    The author of Wild Women Do on crimes committed by females in Singapore returns with a new collection on local crime. This time round, it’s the men who are up to no good and exposed here are cases of murders, sexual demeanours and fraud. The spurned lover who sets his former girlfriend on fire; the police staff sergeant who commits a double murder... more...

  • Justice in Americaby Cheney Mason

    Titletown Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 14.95

    The Casey Anthony trial of 2011 is estimated to have drawn the television and reading attention of no less than a quarter of a billion people from around the world. In Justice in America , Anthony defense attorney J. Cheney Mason, who was brought in to save the case, asserts that the jury got it right, and that America, the media, and the public blinded... more...

  • New Forms of Worker Organizationby Immanuel Ness; Staughton Lynd

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently forming their own unions, rooted in the tradition of syndicalism and autonomism?and unions rooted... more...

  • A Handbook for Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice Systemsby James C. Howell; Mark W. Lipsey; John J. Wilson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    A Handbook for Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice Systems promotes a comprehensive strategy for reducing criminal careers of serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders, including gang members, in an approach that is supported by current research. A step-by-step blueprint is provided for interrupting these offender?s criminal careers with a... more...

  • Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populationsby Alex Gitterman

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 94.99

    Every day, social workers deal with individuals, families, and groups struggling with problems that are often chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected. When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, these populations become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration.... more...

  • Burning Down the Houseby Nell Bernstein

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 26.95

    When teenagers scuffle during a basketball game, they are typically benched. But when Will got into it on the court, he and his rival were sprayed in the face at close range by a chemical similar to Mace, denied a shower for twenty-four hours, and then locked in solitary confinement for a month. One in three American children will be arrested by... more...