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

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  • 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...

  • International Handbook of Juvenile Justiceby Josine Junger-Tas; Scott H. Decker

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 519.00

    In 2000 several European academics decided it was time to launch a European Society of Criminology. From the start the new Society encouraged the creation of working groups on specialized topics. One of the first such working groups was focused on ?juvenile justice,? launched by the first author of this book. The idea for this book emerged from concerns... more...

  • Comparative Youth Justiceby John Muncie; Barry Goldson

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    `essential to all scholars of youth justice.' Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science and President of the British Society of Criminology With contributions from leading commentators from 13 different countries, this carefully integrated edition comprises the most authoritive comparative analysis of international... more...

  • Youth Crime and Justiceby Barry Goldson; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 53.00

    Providing an assessment of the relationship between evidence and contemporary youth justice policy formation, this book - alongside Comparative Youth Justice - makes a valuable contribution to the field of youth criminology. more...

  • Family Life and Youth Offendingby Raymond Arthur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal justice system, butáthis book examines how this evidence... more...

  • Chômage et employabilité des jeunes au Marocby Mohammed Bensa´d

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Examines characteristics of youth unemployment in the period 1960-2003. more...

  • The Value Base of Social Work and Social Careby Adam Barnard; Nigel Horner; Jim Wild

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00

    Explores the concepts and themes that help us understand the value base in social work. This book examines the tensions between values such as justice, anti-discrimination, compassion, and empathy, and the need for professionalism, accountability, cost codes, and performance measurement. more...