Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Almost all of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation: Interdisciplinary perspectives of education, health and youth justice book cover

    Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation

    Interdisciplinary perspectives of education, health and youth justice

    Edited by Diahann Gallard, James Millington, Katharine Evans

    This highly topical book integrates theory and practice about children and their education provision in ‘secure accommodation’. It provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective about education, health and social care outlining the importance of taking a holistic approach to the education and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice in Russia: Past Legacies and Present Challenges book cover

    Criminology and Criminal Justice in Russia

    Past Legacies and Present Challenges

    Edited by Anna Gurinskaya, Mahesh K. Nalla

    Though criminology took root in Russia in the early 1800s and has gone through various stages of maturation—paralleling developments of the discipline in Europe and North America over the last two centuries—its contributions and presence in the field is hardly noticeable in the English-speaking…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Social Development Models of Gang Involvement: Recent Contributions book cover

    Social Development Models of Gang Involvement

    Recent Contributions

    Edited by Marvin D. Krohn, James C. Howell

    This book—containing contributions from scholars who are well-known for their research on gangs, and selected as experts on the assigned topics—examines youth gangs from a developmental/life course perspective, exploring a myriad of issues related to gang membership, its causes, its consequences,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-27 
    Routledge

  • The Use of Force in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Use of Force in Criminal Justice

    By Richard M. Hough

    The Use of Force in Criminal Justice addresses the how, why, and when of utilizing force against citizens in a democracy. This is the first true textbook on this topic, offering students and instructors a balanced, research-based approach to understanding the use of force in law enforcement, as…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts: Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution book cover

    Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts

    Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution

    By Carol Cross

    Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts: Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution explores art programming as a sustainable educational initiative to support incarcerated teens’ successful reintegration to society. Responding to a lack of scholarly…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Abuse Between Young People: A Contextual Account book cover

    Abuse Between Young People

    A Contextual Account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Awareness of peer-on-peer abuse is on the rise and is a matter of increasing international concern. Abuse Between Young People: A Contextual Account is the first book to offer a contextualised narrative of peer-on-peer abuse that moves beyond recognising an association between environments and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-20
    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 police–community relations, and rollback the "tough on crime" movement. Given that poor people, particularly poor people of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    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 – 2017-10-03
    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 – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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