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

  • Juvenile Justice Administrationby Peter C. Kratcoski

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 136.95

    An effective administrator must not only have the educational background to understand the foundational basis for the system, but must also be guided by the vision and mission of the organization. Juvenile Justice Administration illustrates through examples and interviews with juvenile justice administrators and other personnel how these organizations... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Cliff Roberson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 125.95

    Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by world-renowned legal scholar Cliff Roberson, Juvenile... more...

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

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 54.99

    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 courtsˇoften 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$ 99.95

    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...