Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Staying Safe at School book cover

    Staying Safe at School

    2nd Edition

    By Chester L. Quarles, Tammy F. Quarles

    Now more than ever before, today’s schools are hazard zones. Students are vulnerable to attack from other students and random individuals who may appear to be harmless on the surface or who may be sending out warning signals. Either way, to save their lives or protect themselves from injury, they…

    Paperback – 2011-05-24

  • 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

  • Illegal Leisure Revisited: Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults book cover

    Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Adolescence and Society

  • 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

  • Doing Justice to Young People: Youth Crime and Social Justice book cover

    Doing Justice to Young People

    Youth Crime and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Roger Smith

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ‘rehabilitation’. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the…

    Paperback – 2010-12-20

  • 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

  • Juvenile Justice: Theory and Practice book cover

    Juvenile Justice

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cliff Roberson

    Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by…

    Hardback – 2010-08-30

  • Young Offenders and the Law: How the Law Responds to Youth Offending book cover

    Young Offenders and the Law

    How the Law Responds to Youth Offending, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extent does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders and the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-07

  • Youth Justice Handbook: Theory, Policy and Practice book cover

    Youth Justice Handbook

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Taylor, Rod Earle, Richard Hester

    What knowledge and skills do you need to practise effectively as a professional within the youth justice system? What values should inform your work with children and young people subject to criminal justice sanctions? These are the central questions addressed by the editors and contributors in…

    Paperback – 2009-10-06

  • Understanding Youth Offending: Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice book cover

    Understanding Youth Offending

    Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Case, Kevin Haines

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01

  • Addressing Offending Behaviour: Context, Practice and Value book cover

    Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in…

    Paperback – 2008-10-24

  • Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency book cover

    Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Benekos, Alida V. Merlo

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01

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