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Forthcoming Youth Offending and Youth Justice Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 14th 2015 by Willan

  2. 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 14th 2015 by Willan

  3. Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal

    By David C. Brotherton

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Surveys reveal that domestic abuse is more commonplace among teenagers and young adults than older populations, yet surprisingly little is written about young men’s involvement in it. Reporting on a three-year study based in the UK, this book explores young men’s involvement in domestic abuse,...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland

    Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro

    Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland is an edited collection of chapters from leading experts that builds and expands upon the success of the 2010 publication Criminal Justice in Scotland to offer a comprehensive and critical overview of Scottish criminal justice and its relation to wider social...

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Working with Adolescent Violence and Abuse Towards Parents

    Approaches and Contexts for Intervention

    Edited by Amanda Holt

    Adolescent violence and abuse towards parents is increasingly recognised as a global problem. Inverting how we normally understand power to operate in abusive relationships, it involves actors who cannot easily be categorised as victims or perpetrators, and often impacts families who are...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge