• Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction book cover

    Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29

  • Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends book cover

    Juvenile Justice

    International Perspectives, Models and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Winterdyk

    Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime…

    Hardback – 2014-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Deviance: Connecting Classical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Understanding Deviance

    Connecting Classical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tammy L. Anderson

    In this collection of 48 reprinted and completely original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to energize and revitalize their courses. [36 are reprints; 12 are original to this text/anthology] First, in 12 separate sections, she…

    Paperback – 2014-01-28
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Why We Take Drugs: Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World book cover

    Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10

  • Subcultures: The Basics book cover

    Subcultures: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Ross Haenfler

    Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global graffiti writing crews, heavy metal in Europe and straight edge movements in the USA,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-09
    The Basics

  • The Primordial Violence: Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime book cover

    The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime, 1st Edition

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13

  • Offending Girls: Young Women and Youth Justice book cover

    Offending Girls

    Young Women and Youth Justice, 1st Edition

    By Gilly Sharpe

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls’ offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ‘new breed’ of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ‘ladette’, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • Serial Killers: Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility book cover

    Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist…

    Paperback – 2012-08-20

  • Family Life and Youth Offending: Home is Where the Hurt is book cover

    Family Life and Youth Offending

    Home is Where the Hurt is, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Delinquency Theories: Appraisals and applications book cover

    Delinquency Theories

    Appraisals and applications, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-03-30

  • Youth in Crisis?: 'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence book cover

    Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-02-07

  • A New Response to Youth Crime book cover

    A New Response to Youth Crime

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

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