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

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  • Doing Justice to Young Peopleby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ?rehabilitation?. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the tensions between young people ?  especially those... more...

  • Serious and Violent Juvenile Offendersby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 90.00

    Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justiceby Marilyn D. McShane; III Frank (Trey) P. Williams

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 172.00

    The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice provides more than 200 up-to-date, concise, and readable entries in a single, authoritative volume. The entries address a broad range of issues and topics, such as alcohol and drug abuse, computer and Internet crime, gangs, missing children, school violence, teenage pregnancy and delinquency theories. In addition,... more...

  • Juvenile Crime and Justiceby William J. Chambliss

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 76.00

    Looking at topics such as boot camps, the death penalty and parental responsibility, this is an important resource for students of criminology and related disciplines. more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Barry A. Krisberg

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 56.00

    Juvenile Justice: Redeeming Our Children debunks myths about juvenile justice in order to achieve an ideal system that would protect vulnerable children and help build safer communities. Author Barry Krisberg assembles broad and up-to-date research, statistical data, and theories on the U.S. juvenile justice system to encourage effective responses... 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...

  • Tötungs- und Gewaltdelikte junger Menschenby Helmut Remschmidt; Matthias Martin; Gerhard Niebergall; Reinhard Walter; Britta Bannenberg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 59.95

    Die jahrzehntelange Beschäftigung mit jungen Menschen, die ein Tötungsdelikt begangen oder versucht haben, bildet die Grundlage dieser Studie zum Thema Gewaltentwicklung. Für die Forschungsarbeit wurde die Entwicklung der Probanden über Jahre hinweg anhand der Auszüge aus dem Bundeszentralregister und der Erziehungskartei verfolgt, teilweise wurden... more...

  • A New Response to Youth Crimeby David Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people have been a cause of heightened public concern in England and Wales for more than a quarter of a century. It has been the subject of numerous policy papers, research studies and academic assessments as well as extensive newspaper, radio and television coverage. This has set the... more...

  • Wirkungsorientierte Jugendhilfe: Wie kann man pädagogische Arbeit effektiver und effizienter gestalten?by Andrea Primus

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Durch die wachsenden Problemlagen in der Gesellschaft entstand in den letzten Jahrzehnten die Notwendigkeit neue und differenzierte Angebote auch in den Hilfen der Erziehung zu schaffen. Diese sollten zudem fachlich qualifiziert begleitet werden-die Ausgaben stiegen enorm. Wirkungsorientierung wird in Deutschland immer mehr ein... more...

  • The Book of the Poorby Kenan Heise

    Marion Street Press, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99

    This stirring work takes readers on a heartbreaking, illuminating, and inspiring journey into the homes and lives of the 16 percent who live below the poverty threshold. Author and retired Chicago Tribune reporter Kenan Heise culls 50 years of his published interviews with the poor and destitute to allow them to tell their own stories in their own... more...