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

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  • Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner Cityby Bill Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City offers an interpretive account of juvenile delinquency within the modern inner city, an environment which is characterized by a long history of social deprivation and high rates of crime. A wide range of topics are explored, such as young people's motivation for, frequency of, and attitudes towards,... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 25.00

    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$ 43.00

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99

    An overview of the dominant philosophical approaches and practices used in handling status offenders - youths who habitually resist the control of their parents and schools. The three basic social philosophies in responding to these youths are the treatment, deterrence and normalization rationales. more...

  • The Enabling Stateby Neil Gilbert; Barbara Gilbert

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 114.99

    Studies of the welfare state have formed an important part of public policy research in the USA since World War II. This volume examines and reconsiders the scope of social welfare transfers, how they are delivered, and whom they benefit. more...

  • One Nation, Underprivilegedby Mark Robert Rank

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 16.99

    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...