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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 May 31st 2009 by Willan

  5. 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 23rd 2008 by Willan

  6. Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Benekos, Alida V. Merlo

    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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Schools and the Problem of Crime
    By Stephen Boxford
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  2. Out of Sight
    By Robert McAuley
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. Youth Street Gangs: A critical appraisal
    By David C. Brotherton
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  4. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice
    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt
    To Be Published May 13th 2015
  5. Gun Crime in Global Contexts
    By Peter Squires
    To Be Published June 19th 2015

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