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  1. 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 May 30th 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 18th 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 10th 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 26th 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 11th 2013 by Willan

  6. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders

    By Jill Leslie Rosenbaum, Shelley Spivack

    Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders focuses on a 2012-2013...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2013 by Willan

  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 11th 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 6th 2013 by Willan

  10. Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Youth Street Gangs: A critical appraisal
    By David C. Brotherton
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice
    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt
    To Be Published May 6th 2015
  3. Schools and the Problem of Crime
    By Stephen Boxford
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  4. Out of Sight
    By Robert McAuley
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. Gun Crime in Global Contexts
    By Peter Squires
    To Be Published June 20th 2015

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