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

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  • Offending Girlsby Gilly Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls? offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ?new breed? of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ?ladette?, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth justice system, including youth custody, increased dramatically.... more...

  • One Nation, Underprivilegedby Mark Robert Rank

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. This book unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a radically different understanding of American poverty. It represents a profound starting point for rekindling a national focus upon America's most vexing social and economic problem. more...

  • Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Servicesby Bernard Neugeboren; Simon Slavin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Here is a timely, insightful book that greatly increases the effectiveness of human service professionals and the organizations in which they function. Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Services is the first such text to bring together in a systematic fashion the concepts of organizational theory, policy, and practice in the human services.... more...

  • Outrageby Clément Duval; Michael Shreve; Marianne Enckell

    PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    This memoir of Clément Duval, a famed 19th-century French anarchist and criminal, details his sentence and eventual escape from the dry guillotine? of the French penal colonies on Devil?s Island. In this remarkable story of survival by self-determination, courage, conviction, and hope, Duval discusses the hellish conditions endured in the penal colonies... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justiceby Barry C. Feld; Donna M. Bishop

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 57.99

    Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, and about the processes and contexts associated with the course... more...

  • Philanthropy Under Fireby Howard Husock

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    In Philanthropy Under Fire , author Howard Husock defends the American tradition of independent philanthropy from significant political and intellectual challenges which threaten it today. Although the U.S. continues to be the most charitable nation in the world, serious efforts seek to discourage traditional, personal charitable giving by changing... 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...

  • 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...

  • Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquencyby James C. Howell

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 68.00

    The Second Edition of Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework aims to inform students about the latest research and the most promising and effective programs and provides a wealth of information for understanding, preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency. more...

  • Prevention and Youth Crimeby Maggie Blyth; Prof. Enver Solomon

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    The 2008 UK government Youth Crime Action Plan emphasises prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to be 'at risk' of offending. Much of this approach includes targeted work with families and work to reduce the numbers of young people entering the youth justice system. This... more...