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

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  • Alter und neuer Rechtsbruchtatbestand.by Roland Böhler

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 77.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Verstößt ein Unternehmen gegen eine öffentlich rechtliche Regelung, wie etwa das Ladenschlussgesetz, und verschafft sich hierdurch einen unlauteren Vorteil im Wettbewerb, so gibt das UWG seinem Konkurrenten unter bestimmten Voraussetzungen einen Anspruch auf Schadenersatz und Unterlassung dieses Rechtsbruchs ("Rechtsbruchtatbestand").... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 26.00

    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$ 44.00

    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...

  • 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$ 44.99

    This is an examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, a scholar of law and crime, scrutinizes criminal statistics and demographic trends in order to authoritatively address public worries. 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...