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

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  • The Price of Progressive Politicsby Rose Ernst

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 70.00

    Social justice activists in the United States face an increasingly difficult task: how do they fight policies based on damaging images of race, class and gender identities in an era of “colorblind” racism? Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, The Price of Progressive Politics exposes... more...

  • Judging Juvenilesby Aaron Kupchik

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology. 2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology. By comparing how adolescents are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and criminal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik finds that prosecuting... more...

  • Soziale Arbeit als Wissenschaftby Bernd Birgmeier

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    W hrend der Begriff 'Soziale Arbeit' in der Regel f r die inhaltliche und strukturelle Einheit sozialp dagogischer und sozialarbeiterischer Praxis steht, f hren Fragen nach der disziplin ren Zust ndigkeit einer 'Sozialen Arbeit als Wissenschaft' zu vielerlei Kontroversen. Vor allem die in den 1990er Jahren gef hrten Diskussionen um... more...

  • Rural Social Work Practiceby Roger A. Lohmann

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Featuring contributions from practitioners, researchers, and academics, this volume synthesizes and analyzes current trends in rural social work practice and considers the most effective ways to serve rural communities. Contributors consider the history and development of rural social work from its beginnings to the present day, addressing the value... more...

  • Maladjusted Boys (RLE Edu M)by Otto Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Written by the founder of a pioneering establishment for disruptive boys who had been excluded from mainstream schools and in some cases turned to crime, this book discusses the methods and reasons for success of Red Hill School. It also discusses the causes of disruptive or obsessive behaviour and emphasizes how the therapeutic work of Red Hill... more...

  • Offending Girlsby Gilly Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls? offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ?new breed? of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ?ladette?, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth justice system, including youth custody, increased dramatically.... more...

  • Young Adult Offendersby Friedrich Lösel; Anthony Bottoms; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by L Grimberg

    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...

  • Action Leadershipby Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Action leadership is a creative, innovative, collaborative and self-developed way to lead. It eschews the hierarchical structure usually associated with leadership and is based instead on the democratic values of freedom, equality, inclusion and self-realization. It take responsibility for, not control over, people through networking and orchestrating... more...

  • Doing Justice to Young Peopleby Roger Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    There is an apparent impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice which is represented by punitive and harmful practices on one hand, and critical objections to these processes on the other. This book, whilst clearly located within the critical perspective, attempts to move beyond this blockage, and to arrive at an alternative strategy... more...