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- Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.92
Die Sozialpädagogik ist ein breites und vielseitiges Praxisfeld. Konflikte und Krisen im Lebenslauf werden sozialpädagogisch begleitet von der Kindheit bis ins Alter. Die praktischen Hilfen sollen die Entfaltung des Individuums ebenso wie die Ordnung der Gesellschaft gewährleisten. Auf die Praxis der Sozialen Arbeit, deren Voraussetzungen, Dynamiken... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ?nature versus nurture? debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to lead fulfilling lives, rather than being incarcerated... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 134.99
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...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 180.00
The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice provides more than 200 up-to-date, concise, and readable entries in a single, authoritative volume. The entries address a broad range of issues and topics, such as alcohol and drug abuse, computer and Internet crime, gangs, missing children, school violence, teenage pregnancy and delinquency theories. In addition,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 87.99
Collaborations, which bring organizations together in a community to implement or improve an innovative program or change a policy or procedure, have become a central strategy for promoting community change. Funders require them; nonprofits see them as useful solutions to their problems of declining resources and increasing complexity (including multicultural... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... 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, but this book examines how this evidence... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Manfred Jurgensen was born between Denmark and Germany in the coastal border town of Flensburg in 1940, a 'midnight child'. He has always been sensitive to boundaries and what's beyond the borders, emotionally and physically. He has chosen to reveal his life history - to a very large extent dominated by World War II and its aftermath -... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95
The new edition of Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice combines cutting-edge research and expanded coverage of girls’ delinquency, including coverage of girls in gangs and the sexual trafficking of girls, to provide students with an accessible, up-to-date, and globally oriented textbook. Including global perspectives and coverage... more...