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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 10th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction, 7th Edition

    By John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process,...

    Published February 24th 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 24th 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 30th 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 24th 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 7th 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 20th 2010 by Willan

Forthcoming Books

  1. Schools and the Problem of Crime
    By Stephen Boxford
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  2. Out of Sight
    By Robert McAuley
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  3. Gun Crime in Global Contexts
    By Peter Squires
    To Be Published June 20th 2015
  4. Young Men and Domestic Abuse
    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler
    To Be Published July 28th 2015
  5. The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs
    Edited by Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane, Dale L. June
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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