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- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 95.00
Drawing on their experience as teachers and social workers, the authors introduce students to the complex skills necessary for effective management in human service administration. In this textbook, they present actual problems through concise case studies with study-guide questions for discussion. The illustrative case studies cover a broad range... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 79.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95
Tomorrow's Criminals argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under. It addresses key problems in criminological research and makes studies from the Netherlands more accessible to a wider audience. It provides information and analyses on risk factors and reviews screening tools and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
Based on some of the most interesting research from the last ten years, this book discusses effective practice in work with persistent young offenders. It contrasts two major evaluations of projects for juvenile offenders, one of which was successful and the other less so. This detailed and thorough study will be of particular value to those interested... more...
- Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95
The 2008 UK government Youth Crime Action Plan emphasises prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to be 'at risk' of offending. Much of this approach includes targeted work with families and work to reduce the numbers of young people entering the youth justice system. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Both probation and youth justice have undergone massive changes in recent years, and continue to face important new challenges. A key emphasis of new developments has been on developing effective evidence-based practice and disseminating this throughout the Probation and Youth Justice services - reviewed in this book. more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 18.65
In the contemporary United States, third parties are being relied upon to deliver social services that were once chiefly the responsibility of government. Among the new philanthropic associations that have arisen in this environment are voluntary groups known as giving circles. Their purpose is to bring... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 27.99
Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. Donald Shoemaker aptly presents all major individualistic and sociological theories in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and critical evaluations. Theories covered include biological and psychological... more...