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

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  • Communityorientierung in der Sozialen Arbeitby Sandra Landhäußer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99

    Die Orientierung am Sozialraum - an den lokalen sozialen Räumen von AkteurInnen - hat in der Sozialen Arbeit eine lange Tradition und erfährt zunehmende, auch öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit. An den Beispielen der Settlementarbeit, der Gemeinwesenarbeit und der sozialraumorientierten Sozialen Arbeit werden in diesem Band zentrale historische Entwicklungen... more...

  • Soziale Arbeit im Kontrolldiskursby Tilman Lutz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99

    Das Buch rekonstruiert die (sozial-)politische und ökonomische Entwicklung der Transformation vom Wohlfahrtsstaat zum aktivierenden Staat und konzentriert sich hierbei auf die Relevanz dieser Umbrüche für die Akteure der Sozialen Arbeit. Auf der Grundlage von Experteninterviews mit Sozialarbeiterinnen und Sozialarbeitern werden deren Selbstkonzepte... more...

  • When Kids Killby Jonathan Paul

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68

    Jonathan Paul goes behind the sensationalist headlines of 'child killers' to investigate why these crimes happen. He examines child homicide in today's violent, confusing world and contextualises it against the cruel unforgiving retribution of yesterday. Children are increasingly experimenting with drugs and committing offences, but there are those... more...

  • Youth Justiceby Rod Morgan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this e-book is to bring together the proposals on youth justice that are made in the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Anti-social Behaviour’s report (Time For a Fresh Start); and the UK Government’s plans as set out in the current green paper (Breaking the Cycle: Effective Punishment, Rehabilitation and Sentencing of Offenders).... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Mr Paul Dugmore; Sally Angus; Jane Pickford

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 31.95

    Structured around the National Occupational Standards, this book takes a practical approach to youth justice within social work programmes, focusing on social work in a multi-agency, multi disciplinary youth offending team. Using case studies and research, this text helps readers to develop skills that support youth justice, as well as to understand... more...

  • Ashes to Goldby Brad Fern; Tom Lutz

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99

    Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in today’s world, where the ancient rites of passage that societies once used to turn their boys into men have disappeared. In an in-depth analysis of the Grimm Brothers' fairytale "The Devil's Sooty Brother," therapists and teachers Brad Fern and Tom Lutz provide... more...

  • Youth Violenceby Robert D. Ketterlinus

    APHA Press 2008; US$ 38.50

    This book reflects and contributes to an interdisciplinary public health approach towards youth violence prevention that involves a three-step process: 1) identify and describe the problem; 2) develop and evaluate interventions to prevent the problem; and 3) implement those interventions in the community. The book also addresses theory, current research... more...

  • Five Weeks at Humanitasby Manfred Jurgensen

    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...

  • States of Delinquencyby Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states?California?as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young... more...

  • The Unforgiven Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 11.50

    Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters... more...