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

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  • Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justiceby Meda Chesney-Lind; Randall G. Shelden

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76

    The new edition of Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice combines cutting-edge research and expanded coverage of girls? delinquency, including coverage of girls in gangs and the sexual trafficking of girls, to provide students with an accessible, up-to-date, and globally oriented textbook. Including global perspectives and coverage of cutting-edge... more...

  • Delinquent Children in Juvenile Correctional Institutionsby William E. Amos

    Charles C Thomas 1970; US$ 26.95

    Describes a new type of state junvenile institution, the Reception and Diagnostic Center which is already playing a vital role in the diagnosis and care of delinquent children. The contributors include material on the history and philosophy of these centers and describe in detail how the various mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology,... more...

  • Youth Justiceby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    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 the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007. The book maintains its critical analysis of the underlying assumptions and ideas... more...

  • Trauma and Juvenile Delinquencyby Ricky Greenwald

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Learn how and why trauma is relevant to juvenile delinquencyand what to do about it! This groundbreaking book addresses the connection between childhood trauma and juvenile delinquency. Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Research, and Interventions begins with two chapters presenting theoretical models of the relationship between trauma and... more...

  • Working with Young People in Secure Accommodationby Jim Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

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

  • Reinventing Juvenile Justiceby Barry A. Krisberg; James F. Austin

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 51.00 US$ 43.35

    A painful view of the current state of juvenile justice in the United States is presented in this volume which asks whether the 'children's court' has outlived its usefulness. As pressure builds to handle more children in adult courts and to consign them to adult prisons, the authors explore alternatives to the custodial treatment of juveniles and... more...

  • Juvenile Justice and Youth Violenceby James C. Howell

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 74.00 US$ 62.90

    Comprehensive and detailed, this book provides information on: the history of the United States' response to juvenile delinquency; the increasing seriousness of the problem; and the public policies available to deal with it. James C Howell cites the pressing need for a clearer understanding of the risk factors for youth violence. Long-term solutions... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...