From the book reviews:“The Global Victimization of Children is an introductory text on a range of worldwide child-specific social problems. … it has fulfilled its purpose of informing and motivating readers to work to reduce, prevent, and even eradicate problems. It will serve as a convenient one-stop introduction to major issues related to children and youth around the world for beginner students in fields of childhood and youth studies, as well as for policy-makers and activists.” (Xiaobei Chen, Asian Criminology, Vol. 9, 2014)
Professor Clayton Hartjen, PhD, is a sociologist/ anthropologist with a special interest in juvenile delinquency. Professor Hartjen teaches courses in corrections and criminal justice at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hartjen's expertise is in international and comparative criminology, with special emphasis on juvenile delinquency, criminological theory and corrections and social control. This includes comparative analysis of delinquency laws and corrections/judicial systems, as well as cross-national patterns of delinquent behavior. Clayton Hartjen received his Ph.D. from New York University.
Dr. S. Priyadarsini, PhD, who also teaches at Rutgers University, has completed a large scale survey of all publications on youth crime and juvenile justice published around the world over the past quarter century. She has conducted research on delinquency and juvenile justice in India and France. She is currently continuing analyses of information obtained from this research and completing a study of Indian women at the turn of the Twentieth Century. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from Rutgers University.