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  1. 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

  2. Effective Practice in Youth Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Stephenson, Henri Giller, Sally Brown

    Providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of research and the implications for practice, the second edition of Effective Practice in Youth Justice considers core areas of youth justice practice, such as how to engage young people effectively within the context of recent changes to the youth...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. A New Response to Youth Crime

    Edited by David Smith

    Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people have been a cause of heightened public concern in England and Wales for more than a quarter of a century. It has been the subject of numerous policy papers, research studies and academic assessments as well as extensive newspaper...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Willan

  4. Juvenile Justice

    Theory and Practice

    By Cliff Roberson

    Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Young Offenders and the Law

    How the Law Responds to Youth Offending

    By Raymond Arthur

    How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extent does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders and the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending,...

    Published May 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Youth Justice Handbook

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Wayne Taylor, Rod Earle, Richard Hester

    What knowledge and skills do you need to practise effectively as a professional within the youth justice system? What values should inform your work with children and young people subject to criminal justice sanctions? These are the central questions addressed by the editors and contributors in...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Willan

  7. Understanding Youth Offending

    Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice

    By Stephen Case, Kevin Haines

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  8. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 24th 2008 by Willan

  9. Reluctant Gangsters

    The Changing Face of Youth Crime

    By John Pitts

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe '...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Willan

  10. Street Gangs, Migration and Ethnicity

    Edited by Frank van Gemert, Dana Peterson, Inger-Lise Lien

    This book is the third publication from the Eurogang Network, a cross-national collaboration of researchers (from both North America and Europe) devoted to comparative and multi-national research on youth gangs. It provides a unique insight into the influence of migration on local gang formation...

    Published September 1st 2008 by Willan