Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons book cover

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice book cover

    Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice

    By Tim Goddard, Randy Myers

    Activists, policymakers, and scholars in the US have called for policy reform and evidence-based efforts to decrease the number of people in jail and prison, improve hostile policy-community relations, and rollback the tough-on-crime movement. Given that poor people, particularly poor people of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices? book cover

    Diversion in Youth Justice

    What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?

    By Roger Smith

    Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects: The International Legal Framework book cover

    Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy: The politics of becoming adult book cover

    Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Criminal Justice: An Introduction book cover

    Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Varieties of Residential Experience (1975) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Varieties of Residential Experience (1975)

    Edited by Jack Tizard, Ian Sinclair, R. V. G. Clarke

    First published in 1975, this book compiles a number of studies concerning institutional care and children, which address the question of why institutions that serve apparently similar functions differ so much. The book uses comparative methods such as measurement of different ‘dimensions’ of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Montgomery book cover

    Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings: Research and Practice book cover

    Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

  • Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship book cover

    Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Working with High-Risk Youth: A Relationship-based Practice Framework book cover

    Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge Academic

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