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

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  • 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...

  • American Juvenile Justiceby Franklin E. Zimring

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Juvenile Justice Sourcebookby Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 98.99

    This sourcebook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the trends, policy issues and dilemmas, model programmes and outcome studies within the systems of juvenile justice affecting local, state, and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States. more...

  • When Welfare Disappearsby Kenneth J. Neubeck

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 26.95

    Offers a history of welfare and an understanding of the diverse characteristics of lone-mother-headed families affected by welfare reform. The author offers a comparison of many industrialized nation's welfare policies, and presents an argument for curtailing the end of welfare as we know it: the case for respecting economic human rights. more...

  • Understanding Youth and Crimeby Sheila Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This book is an accessible introduction to the subject of youth and crime. The author explores the social construction of childhood and youth, and looks at the role of the media in creating a strong association of young people with crime and disorder, which sustains processes of marginalization and exclusion and leads to frequent `panics¿ about youth... more...

  • Juvenile Crimeby Jeffrey Ferro

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 45.00

    Juvenile Crime, a new volume in the Library in a Book series, takes a serious look at this important topic. It examines juvenile offenders, their crimes, and the consequences of those crimes to themselves, to their victims, and to society. This book provides an overview of the juvenile justice system, how it has evolved, and how it works today, and... more...