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

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  • Theories of Delinquencyby Donald J. Shoemaker

    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...

  • Understanding Youth Offendingby Stephen Case; Kevin Haines

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book aims to meet the need for an exploration of youth justice and youth offending which takes account of the origins and contemporary manifestations of risk-focused work with young people. It analyzes the influence of concepts of risk upon policy development in both England and Wales as well as internationally, highlighting tensions between... more...

  • Effective Practice in Youth Justiceby Martin Stephenson; Henri Giller; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Youth justice has become an increasingly important part of the criminal justice system, and has faced a wide range of challenges in the last few years. Practice within the youth justice system has become increasingly professionalized, with important roles being played locally by Youth Offending Teams and custodial establishments, and centrally by... more...

  • Boys among Menby DAVID MYERS

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 59.00

    Images of youngsters in handcuffs and prison uniforms have become common on the nightly news in the United States. As America's fascination with crime and justice has grown, so has attention to the ways in which youthful offenders are charged, tried, and sentenced. While they may once have been viewed as misguided youth, more and more juveniles are... more...

  • Kinderdelinquenzby Helmut Remschmidt; Reinhard Walter; Jürgen Schönberger

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Kinderdelinquenz ist ein Thema, das immer häufiger in den breiten Medien besprochen wird. Mitunter werden hier aber wenig wissenschaftlich fundierte Maßstäbe angesetzt - ganz zu schweigen von zum Teil gewagten Schlussfolgerungen und Ursachenforschung. Wer es genauer wissen möchte, sollte sich dieses Buch ansehen. Die Ergebnisse der Marburger Langzeitstudie... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquency in Europe and Beyondby Dirk Enzmann; Beata Gruszcynska; Ineke Haen-Marshall; Josine Junger-Tas; Martin Killas; Majone Steketee

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    Juvenile Delinquency in Europe and Beyond: An International Perspective on Key Issues and Causes describes the juvenile crime situation and its backgrounds in the European Union member states as well as in the US, Canada, Venezuela and Surinam. The book includes information on key issues in juvenile delinquency such as victimization of young people,... more...

  • Juvenile Sex Offenders: What the Public Needs to Knowby Camille Gibson; Donna M. Vandiver

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 45.00

    Despite the fact that media bombard the public with the notion that sex offenders are everywhere-and could be just next doorÑofficial sources show that official sex offense rates have been steadily declining over the past 10 years. Yet, when a juvenile is accused of a sexually-based crime, media attention is swift and relentless. The truth about juvenile... more...

  • 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$ 15.95

    Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare... more...