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

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  • American Foundationsby Helmut K. Anheier; David C. Hammack

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 64.95

    Attempts to assess the impact and significance of philanthropic foundations in the United States. more...

  • Youth Violence in Latin Americaby Dennis Rodgers; Gareth A. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume provides a systematic overview of the contemporary Latin American youth violence phenomenon. The authors focus specifically on youth gangs, juvenile justice issues, and applied research concerns, providing a rounded and balanced exploration of this increasingly important topic. more...

  • 8 Ball Chicksby Gini Sikes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    "What stays with the reader is the fear and despair that lie at the bottom of these girls' seeming hearts of stone...Sikes's generous reporting gives voice to young women...who think they  must pass through violence on the road to self respect."-- Elle "Describes an American landscape as strange and harrowing and important as any I know of.  Gini... more...

  • Trajectoires de déviance juvénileby Natacha Brunelle; Marie-Marthe Cousineau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 21.75

    Cet ouvrage met en lumière les apports d'études qualitatives sur les trajectoires de déviance juvénile conduites au Québec, en France et en Belgique depuis une dizaine d'années. Des phénomènes déviants que constituent la délinquance, l'usage de drogues, les gangs de rue et la vie en situation... more...

  • Selbst und Bildby Franziskus von Heereman

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 63.00

    Durch die jahrzehntelange Editionsarbeit der Fichte-Gesamtausgabe der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften ist nun das gesamte Oeuvre Fichtes der Forschung zugänglich. Von besonderem Interesse sind dabei die Jahre 1810-1814, die nicht zuletzt aufgrund der lückenhaften Quellenlage bisher kaum als eigenständige Periode untersucht worden... more...

  • Shocking Violenceby Rosemarie Moser; Corinne E. Frantz

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 37.95

    Shocking Violence: Youth Perpetrators and Victims, A Multidisciplinary Perspective is written by contributors in the diverse fields of psychology, social work, educations, law enforcement, ministry, and the judicial system. The chapters cover the topic of youth violence with emphasis on recommendations for educators, parents, and treatment professionals... more...

  • Social Citizenship and Workfare in the United States and Western Europeby Joel F. Handler

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    Compares workfare policies in the United States and Western Europe aimed at the 'workless' population. more...

  • Kids Who Killby Mike Huckabee; George Grant

    B&H Publishing Group 1998; US$ 11.99

    Explores the crisis of kids killing kids. Proposing a return to family values, this book encourages everyone to learn from the horrors that struck such communities as Jonesboro and Paducah. more...

  • Jackedby Carrie Mac

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 9.95

    Zane is carjacked and forced to drive by a masked gunman. more...

  • Delinquency Theoriesby John P. Hoffmann

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    Delinquency Theories: Appraisals and applications provides a fulsome and accessible overview of contemporary theories of juvenile delinquency. The book opens with a comprehensive description of what a theory is, and explains how theories are created in the social sciences. Following on, each subsequent chapter is dedicated to describing an individual... more...