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

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  • 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...

  • A New Response to Youth Crimeby David Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people has been of increasing public concern over the last 25 years. As an accompaniment to the Report of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour (2010), this book takes a new look at the problem of youth offending and government, and examines society's response... more...

  • The Book of the Poorby Kenan Heise

    Marion Street Press, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99

    This stirring work takes readers on a heartbreaking, illuminating, and inspiring journey into the homes and lives of the 16 percent who live below the poverty threshold. Author and retired Chicago Tribune reporter Kenan Heise culls 50 years of his published interviews with the poor and destitute to allow them to tell their own stories in their own... more...

  • Youth in Prisonby M. A. Bortner; Linda Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Based on two years of intensive research in a juvenile prison, this study tells the story of youths in a "model program," created after a class action lawsuit for inhumane and illegal practices. It captures their lives inside and outside of prison: from drugs, gangs and criminal behaviour to the realities of families, schools and neighbourhoods. Drawing... more...

  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...

  • Jugendliche haben Rechtby Barblina Töndury; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Focus Grafik

    Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 18.99

    Jugendliche haben ihre Rechte! In diesem Ratgeber finden Jugendliche, Eltern, Lehrpersonen, Jugendarbeiter und all jene, die in Beruf oder Freizeit mit Jugendlichen Kontakt haben, umfassende Antworten. Kann ein 17-Jähriger Schulden machen? Müssen Eltern für unbezahlte Rechnungen ihres Sohnes geradestehen? Wer haftet, wenn ihre Teenager-Tochter das... more...

  • Weggesperrtby Dominique Strebel; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Bruno Bolliger

    Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 26.99

    Wer nicht «recht tat», wurde eingesperrt - ohne Gerichtsurteil. Die Beobachter-Spurensuche zu den administrativ Versorgten - einem dunklen Kapitel Schweizer Geschichte. Die 17-jährige Ursula Biondi muss ihr Baby in einem Gefängnis zur Welt bringen, und nur dank ihres erbitterten Widerstands kommt es nicht zur Zwangsadoption. Als der Beobachter diesen... more...

  • Jugendrechtby Arthur Wegner

    De Gruyter 1929; US$ 133.00

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  • Falling Backby Jamie J. Fader

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...

  • Zwischen Kosten, Zeit und Anspruchby Volker Hielscher; Lukas Nock; Sabine Kirchen-Peters; Kerstin Blass

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Der Wohlfahrtsstaat in Deutschland ist durch die zunehmende Ökonomisierung des Sozialen und durch den Paradigmenwechsel hin zum aktivierenden Sozialstaat geprägt. Die vorliegende Studie fragt nach den Folgewirkungen dieser Entwicklungen in den Einrichtungen der sozialen Dienste, nach den Strategien des Managements und nach den Effekten für... more...