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

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  • Understanding Youth Offendingby Stephen Case; Kevin Haines

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been growing concern, however, on the part of critical criminologists... more...

  • Theories of Delinquencyby Donald J. Shoemaker

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. It includes discussions and evaluations of all major individualistic and sociological theories, presenting each theory in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and critical evaluations of the relevant... more...

  • Juvenile Sex Offenders: What the Public Needs to Knowby Camille Gibson; Donna Vandiver

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00

    Despite the fact that media bombard the public with the notion that sex offenders are everywhere-and could be just next door?official sources show that official sex offense rates have been steadily declining over the past 10 years. Yet, when a juvenile is accused of a sexually-based crime, media attention is swift and relentless. The truth about... more...

  • Boys among Men: Trying and Sentencing Juveniles as Adultsby David Myers

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00

    Images of youngsters in handcuffs and prison uniforms have become common on the nightly news in the United States. As America's fascination with crime and justice has grown, so has attention to the ways in which youthful offenders are charged, tried, and sentenced. While they may once have been viewed as misguided youth, more and more juveniles are... more...

  • Kinderdelinquenzby Helmut Remschmidt; Jürgen Schönberger; Reinhard Walter

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 24.69

    Kinderdelinquenz ist ein Thema, das immer häufiger in den breiten Medien besprochen wird. Mitunter werden hier aber wenig wissenschaftlich fundierte Maßstäbe angesetzt - ganz zu schweigen von zum Teil gewagten Schlussfolgerungen und Ursachenforschung. Wer es genauer wissen möchte, sollte sich dieses Buch ansehen. Die Ergebnisse der Marburger Langzeitstudie... more...

  • Youth Violence in Latin Americaby Dennis Rodgers; Gareth A. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume provides a systematic overview of the contemporary Latin American youth violence phenomenon. The authors focus specifically on youth gangs, juvenile justice issues, and applied research concerns, providing a rounded and balanced exploration of this increasingly important topic. more...

  • 8 Ball Chicksby Gini Sikes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare... more...

  • Trajectoires de déviance juvénileby Natacha Brunelle; Marie-Marthe Cousineau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 21.75

    Cet ouvrage met en lumière les apports d'études qualitatives sur les trajectoires de déviance juvénile conduites au Québec, en France et en Belgique depuis une dizaine d'années. Des phénomènes déviants que constituent la délinquance, l'usage de drogues, les gangs de rue et la vie en situation... more...

  • Shocking Violenceby Rosemarie Moser; Corinne E. Frantz

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 37.95

    Shocking Violence: Youth Perpetrators and Victims, A Multidisciplinary Perspective is written by contributors in the diverse fields of psychology, social work, educations, law enforcement, ministry, and the judicial system. The chapters cover the topic of youth violence with emphasis on recommendations for educators, parents, and treatment professionals... more...

  • Selbst und Bildby Franziskus von Heereman

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 63.00

    Durch die jahrzehntelange Editionsarbeit der Fichte-Gesamtausgabe der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften ist nun das gesamte Oeuvre Fichtes der Forschung zugänglich. Von besonderem Interesse sind dabei die Jahre 1810-1814, die nicht zuletzt aufgrund der lückenhaften Quellenlage bisher kaum als eigenständige Periode untersucht worden... more...