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Forthcoming Youth Offending and Youth Justice Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender, Drugs and Street Life

    An Ethnography of a British Housing Estate

    By Kate O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Gender, drugs and street life explores the way girls and boys of white British origin access and participate in legal and illegal drugs, within the context of supply at the local level. It explores the relationship of children and young people to the local drug market from a gendered...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Willan

  2. Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction, 8th Edition

    By John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    By David Gadd, Claire Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Stephanie Alger, Ian Butler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    This book explores young men and domestic abuse: their experiences of it as victims, witnesses and perpetrators, what they think about it, and what they want done about it. Co-authored by leading figures in the fields of criminology, psychology and social work, this text draws on the findings of...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs

    Edited by Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane, Dale L. June

    Addressing the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, a major and growing blight across the country, this book draws on the expertise of high-ranking law enforcement officials monitoring terrorist activity and gang-related crimes as well as professional private investigators who have spent...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal

    By David Brotherton

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School work on gangs in the 1920’s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Schools and the Problem of Crime

    By Stephen Boxford

    What causes young people to offend? What influence do schools have on young peoples' offending behaviour in relation to other possible causal factors? These critical criminological and educational questions are addressed in Schools and the Problem of Crime. The book examines the causes of offending...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Willan

  8. Out of Sight

    By Robert McAuley

    Youth crime is simultaneously a social problem and an intrinsic part of consumer culture: while images of gangs and gangsters are used to sell global commodities, young people not in work and education are labelled as antisocial and susceptible to crime. This book focuses on the lives of a group...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Willan

  9. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice

    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro

    This book builds on the success of the original edition and offers a comprehensive and critical overview of Scottish Criminal Justice and its relation to wider social inequalities and social justice. Fully updated, the new edition considers Criminal Justice in Scotland in the context of the...

    To Be Published July 12th 2015 by Routledge