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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1985; US$ 51.95
What It Is: Welfare In The United States; Who Is Responsible: Agencies and Conflicts; How To Run It: Establishing and Managing a Welfare Fraud Unit; How To Do It: Investigation of Welfare Fraud; Prosecution: Collecting the Payoff. Bibliography. more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Young people aged between 15 and 19 years commit three times more offences than any other members of the Australian population. Certain types of offences are committed disproportionately by young people; juveniles are more likely than adults to come to the attention of police, for a variety of reasons. Compared to adults, young people are also more... more...