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

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  • Children Who Killby Carol Ann Duffy; Carol Anne Davis

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 4.36

    Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless - but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are infamous for their crimes against other children,... more...

  • Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950by Dr Pamela Cox; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 26.00

    The first major study of the history of British 'bad girls', this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system. It examines the processes leading to their definition as variously delinquent, defective or neglected and analyses the different possibilities... more...

  • Delinquent Networksby Jerzy Sarnecki

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A network analysis of over 22,000 delinquent youths in Stockholm between 1991?5. more...

  • Juvenile delinquency in Japanby G. Foljanty-Jost

    BRILL 2003; US$ 155.00

    How to explain juvenile delinquent behaviour in the Japan of the nineties? Are its reasons really fundamentally different from those in other societies? "Juvenile Delinquency in Japan", written by leading Japanese and German scholars, looks comprehensively into the phenomenon. more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Donald J. Shoemaker

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    This is an overview of the challenges and emerging solutions surrounding corrections, treatment, and prevention programs for troubled youth. It includes research studies, further references, and a directory of national and international organizations dealing with children's rights. more...

  • Philanthropy in Americaby Dwight F. Burlingame

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 285.00

    The field is emerging, but the study of philanthropy--known also as the nonprofit, voluntary, independent, or third sector in the United States--has matured enough to merit its own encyclopedia. Editor Burlingame (Center on Philanthropy, Indiana U. more...

  • Multi-Problem Violent Youthby R.R. Corrado; J.K. Gierowski; S.D. Hart

    IOS Press 2001; US$ 121.00

    Of interest to researchers, policy-makers, and government and non-government agency workers who are involved with policies, programs and instruments focused on the prevention of youth and young adult violence, this book examines the research and theoretical bases for the creation of a risk-needs management instrument for violent adolescents. more...

  • American Juvenile Justiceby Franklin E. Zimring

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    Suitable for courses on the criminology and policy analysis of adolescence, this book focuses on the principles and policy of a distinct system of juvenile justice. It opens with an introduction of the creation of adolescence, presenting a justification for the category of the juvenile or a period of partial responsibility before full adulthood. more...

  • American Youth Violenceby Franklin E. Zimring

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This is the definitive examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, one of America's most esteemed scholars of law and crime, scrutinized criminal statistics and demographic trends. The result is a thorough debunking of Congressional predictions of "a coming storm of juvenile... more...

  • Responding to Troubled Youthby Cheryl L. Maxson; Malcolm W. Klein

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    This book provides an overview of the dominant philosophical approaches and practices in handling status offenders--those children who habitually resist the control of their parents and schools, who run away from home, who drink and stay out after curfew. The three basic and competing social philosophies in responding to these troubled and troublesome... more...