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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2010 by Willan

  8. 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 29th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 5th 2009 by Willan