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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Out of Sight

    By Robert McAuley

    Youth crime is simultaneously a social problem and an intrinsic part of consumer culture: while images of gangs and gangsters are used to sell global commodities, young people not in work and education are labelled as antisocial and susceptible to crime. This book focuses on the lives of a group...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Willan

  8. Schools and the Problem of Crime

    By Stephen Boxford

    What causes young people to offend? What influence do schools have on young peoples' offending behaviour in relation to other possible causal factors? These critical criminological and educational questions are addressed in Schools and the Problem of Crime. The book examines the causes of offending...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Willan

  9. Youth Offending in Transition

    The Search for Social Recognition

    By Monica Barry

    Taking a new approach to youth crime, this book argues that the transition from childhood to adulthood can be an isolating and disempowering experience for young people. Children and young people are inherently vulnerable because of their age and status – they are a minority group, with the...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Rougher Justice

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Willan