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- PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99
This memoir of Clément Duval, a famed 19th-century French anarchist and criminal, details his sentence and eventual escape from the dry guillotine? of the French penal colonies on Devil?s Island. In this remarkable story of survival by self-determination, courage, conviction, and hope, Duval discusses the hellish conditions endured in the penal colonies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ?nature versus nurture? debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to lead fulfilling lives, rather than being incarcerated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ?youth? and ?adulthood? is not appropriate in modern societies. For example, important developmental tasks such as... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.20
Action Learning and Action Research (ALAR) are proven methods for responding effectively to shared challenges in times of rapid change. This book argues and explains why and how ALAR can be used for improving learning and staff development. more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 90.00
Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ?rehabilitation?. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the tensions between young people ? especially those... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 180.00
The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice provides more than 200 up-to-date, concise, and readable entries in a single, authoritative volume. The entries address a broad range of issues and topics, such as alcohol and drug abuse, computer and Internet crime, gangs, missing children, school violence, teenage pregnancy and delinquency theories. In addition,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00
Crime and Immigrant Youth is a unique study of migration as a process that sometimes leads to youthful crime beyond the norms of either the home or host culture. Tony Waters uses data from 100 years of United States immigration records to examine immigrant groups such as Laotians, Koreans and Mexicans in the late 20th century, as well as Mexicans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
Here is a timely, insightful book that greatly increases the effectiveness of human service professionals and the organizations in which they function. Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Services is the first such text to bring together in a systematic fashion the concepts of organizational theory, policy, and practice in the human services.... more...