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New and Published Books

  1. Violence, Social Mobility and Gangs in Cape Town

    By Marie Lindegaard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations?This book offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and considers why violence occurs so often in...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Youth Justice in Context

    Community, Compliance and Young People

    By Mairéad Seymour

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Youth Justice in Context examines the influence of legislative, organizational, policy and practice issues in shaping what constitutes compliance and how non-compliance is responded to when supervising young offenders in the community. It also addresses the impact of adolescent developmental...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth Justice

    Ideas, Policy, Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Roger Smith

    The exciting new edition of this well-loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007.The book maintains its...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Young Adult Offenders

    Lost in Transition?

    Edited by Friedrich Lösel, Anthony Bottoms, David P. Farrington

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ‘youth’ and ‘adulthood’ is not appropriate in modern societies....

    Published November 10th 2013 by Willan

  6. Offending Girls

    Young Women and Youth Justice

    By Gilly Sharpe

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls’ offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ‘new breed’ of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ‘ladette’, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Willan

  7. The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Subcultural Theory

    By David Downes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of delinquent subcultures. It also takes an...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Criminal Justice in Scotland

    Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro

    The existence of the separate criminal jurisdiction in Scotland is ignored by most criminological texts purporting to consider crime and criminal justice in 'Britain' or the 'UK'. This book offers a critically-informed analysis and understanding of crime and criminal justice in contemporary...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Willan

  10. Boy Racer Culture

    Youth, Masculinity and Deviance

    By Karen Lumsden

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    On the public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, viewed with suspicion and derision by the ‘respectable’ motorist. The problem of the young (male) driver is one which has plagued authorities and governments due to youths’ acclaimed propensity to engage in deviant and dangerous driving...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge