Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Young Men and Domestic Abuse book cover

    Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    1st Edition

    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler

    Surveys reveal that domestic abuse is more commonplace among teenagers and young adults than older populations, yet surprisingly little is written about young men’s involvement in it. Reporting on a three-year study based in the UK, this book explores young men’s involvement in domestic abuse,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Gun Crime in Global Contexts book cover

    Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18

  • Schools and the Problem of Crime book cover

    Schools and the Problem of Crime

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Out of Sight book cover

    Out of Sight

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • Youth Street Gangs: A critical appraisal book cover

    Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal, 1st Edition

    By David C. Brotherton

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals): A Study in Subcultural Theory book cover

    The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Subcultural Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Downes

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of delinquent subcultures. It also takes an…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Forensic Practice in the Community book cover

    Forensic Practice in the Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zoë Ashmore, Richard Shuker

    Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this…

    Paperback – 2014-07-25
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Risk Assessment for Juvenile Violent Offending book cover

    Risk Assessment for Juvenile Violent Offending

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Costanza Baldry, Andreas Kapardis

    This volume is the result of an EU project involving two different European countries (Italy and Cyprus) on risk and needs assessment for juvenile violent offenders. The book is based on a longitudinal data base of juveniles who have committed violent crimes and who have been followed up after …

    Paperback – 2014-06-18

  • Boy Racer Culture: Youth, Masculinity and Deviance book cover

    Boy Racer Culture

    Youth, Masculinity and Deviance, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    On the public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, viewed with suspicion and derision by the ‘respectable’ motorist. The problem of the young (male) driver is one which has plagued authorities and governments due to youths’ acclaimed propensity to engage in deviant and dangerous driving…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Youth Justice in Context: Community, Compliance and Young People book cover

    Youth Justice in Context

    Community, Compliance and Young People, 1st Edition

    By Mairéad Seymour

    Youth Justice in Context examines the influence of legislative, organizational, policy and practice issues in shaping what constitutes compliance and how non-compliance is responded to when supervising young offenders in the community. It also addresses the impact of adolescent developmental…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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