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  1. Youth, Crime and Justice

    By Cyndi Banks

    Youth, Crime and Justice takes a critical issues approach to analyzing the current debates and issues in juvenile delinquency. It encourages readers to adopt an analytical understanding encompassing not only juvenile crime, but also the broader context within which the conditions of juvenile...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Juvenile Justice Administration

    By Peter C. Kratcoski

    An effective administrator must not only have the educational background to understand the foundational basis for the system, but must also be guided by the vision and mission of the organization. Juvenile Justice Administration illustrates through examples and interviews with juvenile justice...

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Delinquency Theories

    Appraisals and applications

    By John P. Hoffmann

    Delinquency Theories: Appraisals and applications provides a fulsome and accessible overview of contemporary theories of juvenile delinquency. The book opens with a comprehensive description of what a theory is, and explains how theories are created in the social sciences. Following on, each...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Effective Practice in Youth Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Stephenson, Henri Giller, Sally Brown

    Providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of research and the implications for practice, the second edition of Effective Practice in Youth Justice considers core areas of youth justice practice, such as how to engage young people effectively within the context of recent changes to the youth...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

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