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  1. Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

    2nd Edition

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2008 by Willan

  3. 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 August 31st 2008 by Willan

  4. Investing in Children

    Policy, Law and Practice in Practice

    By Christine Piper

    This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the '...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Willan

  5. Young People, Crime and Justice

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book is about the involvement of young people in criminality and the subsequent response of the authorities to their activities. It provides a comprehensive and detailed introduction to these themes, and is intended primarily for second- or third-level undergraduates or those commencing...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Willan

  6. Dictionary of Youth Justice

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Willan

  7. Adolescent Crime

    By Per-Olof H. Wikstrom, David A. Butterworth

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a...

    Published September 30th 2007 by Willan

  8. Sport and Crime Reduction

    The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime

    By Geoff Nichols

    The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket. However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the...

    Published May 7th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Young People and Offending

    By Martin Stephenson

    The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored: educationalists on the one hand and criminologists on the other have largely failed to...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Willan

  10. Young Men in Prison

    By Joel Harvey

    This book examines how young men between the ages of 18 and 21 make the transition to prison life and how they adapt practically, socially and psychologically. Based on extensive research in Feltham Young Offenders Institution, this book examines in particular the role of social support, both...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Willan