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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2006; US$ 449.00
Presents inside information on the Juvenile Justice-systems in 19 different countries, both in EU-member states as well as in the United States and Canada. This book includes a comparative introduction that highlights similarities as well as differences between the various systems, distinguishing between clusters of countries. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00
`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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 22.99
Foreword, James Q. Wilson. 1. Introduction: The Need for Early Prevention. Part I: Early Risk and Protective Factors. 2. Understanding Risk and Protective Factors. 3. Individual Factors. 4. Family Factors. 5. Socioeconomic, Peer, School, and Community Factors. Part II: Prevention in the Early Years. 6. Understanding Risk-Focused Prevention. 7. Individual... more...