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

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  • Lebensgeschichte und Orientierungen in der Jugendphase gewaltbereiter Jugendlicherby Lena Neus

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 42.79

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in den Medien allgegenwärtige gewaltbereite Jugend gibt es nicht, aber es gibt die Jungendlichen, die von unserer Gesellschaft auf dem Weg in die Zukunft vergessen werden oder die glauben, vergessen zu werden und die Gewalt als Mittel ansehen, um sich Ihren Platz in der Gesellschaft zu "erkämpfen". Türkische, männliche Jugendliche... more...

  • Wohnverhältnisse und Hartz IV - Tätigkeitsfeld für Soziale Arbeit?by Ted Bauknecht

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 37.16

    In letzter Zeit werden prekäre Wohnverhältnisse immer öfter mit dem Begriff von "Zwangsumzügen" in Verbindung gebracht. Menschen die von Hartz IV betroffen sind, sollen von den Arbeitsgemeinschaften, einem Zusammenschluss der Bundesagentur für Arbeit und der Kommune, immer häufiger zum Auszug aus ihrer angestammten Wohnung aufgefordert werden. Diese... more...

  • 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. 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...