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

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  • Family Life and Youth Offendingby Raymond Arthur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This key book examines how we can prevent children from engaging in offending behaviour and therefore prevent the pre-school children of today from influencing the crime statistics of tomorrow. more...

  • The Value Base of Social Work and Social Careby Adam Barnard; Nigel Horner; Jim Wild

    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...

  • Saving Children from a Life of Crimeby David P. Farrington; Brandon C. Welsh

    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...

  • Dilemmas in Human Services Managementby Raymond Mayers; Federico Souflee; Dick Schoech

    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...

  • Evaluating Community Collaborationsby Thomas E. Backer

    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...

  • Tomorrow's Criminalsby Rolf Loeber; N. Wim Slot; Machteld Hoeve

    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...

  • Persistent Young Offendersby David Lobley; David Smith

    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...

  • Prevention and Youth Crimeby Maggie Blyth; Prof. Enver Solomon

    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...

  • What Works in Probation Youth Justiceby Ros Burnett; Colin Roberts

    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...

  • Rougher Justiceby Peter Squires; Dawn Stephen

    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. more...