Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

    Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality

    Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone

    From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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

    Routledge Revivals: Varieties of Residential Experience (1975)

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    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. Many of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Mischief, Morality and Mobs: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson book cover

    Mischief, Morality and Mobs

    Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Hobbs

    Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was one of the outstanding social scientists of the post second world war era. His work spanned social work, social theory, social history, criminology and sociology. In particular, his work has had a huge impact upon studies of youth, youth culture and drugs.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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

    Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Young Offenders and Open Custody book cover

    Young Offenders and Open Custody

    1st Edition

    By Tove Pettersson

    Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal 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?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Carceral Mobilities: Interrogating Movement in Incarceration book cover

    Carceral Mobilities

    Interrogating Movement in Incarceration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Turner, Kimberley Peters

    Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move. At first glance, the words ‘carceral’ and ‘mobilities’ seem to sit uneasily…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change book cover

    Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. Pealer

    Drawing on original research on the effectiveness of a therapeutic community (TC) in reducing recidivism among juvenile male offenders, Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change provides a comprehensive review of the current state of drug…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

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