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- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00
Explores the concepts and themes that help us understand the value base in social work. This book examines the tensions between values such as justice, anti-discrimination, compassion, and empathy, and the need for professionalism, accountability, cost codes, and performance measurement. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 149.95
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$ 124.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need, providing a critique of the government's use of the concept... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and engage explicitly with the key statutory provisions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe 'community safety'. While the focus of the book is 'local',... more...