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- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices. International contributors bring a global... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime control . Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted by numerous publications as one of the safest places to live in America. Yet, like many of America?s seemingly idyllic suburbs, Amherst is by no means without crime?especially when it comes to adolescents. In America?s Safest City , noted juvenile justice scholar Simon I.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95
After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95
Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders focuses on a 2012-2013 program in Flint, Michigan and demonstrates that visual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95
A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence, and potential solutions to the problem. Obviously,... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 12.99
The author of Wild Women Do on crimes committed by females in Singapore returns with a new collection on local crime. This time round, its the men who are up to no good and exposed here are cases of murders, sexual demeanours and fraud. The spurned lover who sets his former girlfriend on fire; the police staff sergeant who commits a double murder... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 23.34
Die öffentliche Diskussion zu delinquenten und gewaltorientierten Jugendlichen neigt zu Skandalisierung. Der Tenor lautet: Jugendliche werden immer gewalttätiger. Und: Erziehung und Pädagogik laufen zunehmend ins Leere. Demgegenüber arbeitet das Buch Gründe für die Gewaltbereitschaft bei Kindern und Jugendlichen heraus und entwickelt daraus Ansätze... more...
- Titletown Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 14.95
The Casey Anthony trial of 2011 is estimated to have drawn the television and reading attention of no less than a quarter of a billion people from around the world. In Justice in America , Anthony defense attorney J. Cheney Mason, who was brought in to save the case, asserts that the jury got it right, and that America, the media, and the public blinded... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently forming their own unions, rooted in the tradition of syndicalism and autonomism?and unions rooted... more...