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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. 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

  3. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Transforming Youth Justice

    By Anna Souhami

    In 1997 the newly modernized Labour party swept into power promising a radical overhaul of the youth justice system. The creation of inter-agency Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) for the delivery of youth justice services were the cornerstone of the new approach. These new YOTs were designed to tackle...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Staying Safe at School, Second Edition

    By Chester L. Quarles, Tammy F. Quarles

    Now more than ever before, today’s schools are hazard zones. Students are vulnerable to attack from other students and random individuals who may appear to be harmless on the surface or who may be sending out warning signals. Either way, to save their lives or protect themselves from injury, they...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by CRC Press

  7. 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

  8. Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Doing Justice to Young People

    Youth Crime and Social Justice

    By Roger Smith

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ‘rehabilitation’. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the...

    Published December 19th 2010 by Willan