Criminology & Criminal Justice: Youth Offending and Youth Justice

  • Dictionary of Youth Justice book cover

    Dictionary of Youth Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2008-04-01

  • Adolescent Crime book cover

    Adolescent Crime

    1st Edition

    By Per-Olof H. Wikstrom, David A. Butterworth

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01

  • Sport and Crime Reduction: The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime book cover

    Sport and Crime Reduction

    The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Nichols

    The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket. However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2007-05-08

  • Young People and Offending book cover

    Young People and Offending

    1st Edition

    By Martin Stephenson

    The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored: educationalists on the one hand and criminologists on the other have largely failed to…

    Paperback – 2006-11-01

  • Young Men in Prison book cover

    Young Men in Prison

    1st Edition

    By Joel Harvey

    This book examines how young men between the ages of 18 and 21 make the transition to prison life and how they adapt practically, socially and psychologically. Based on extensive research in Feltham Young Offenders Institution, this book examines in particular the role of social support, both…

    Hardback – 2006-11-01

  • Youth Offending in Transition: The Search for Social Recognition book cover

    Youth Offending in Transition

    The Search for Social Recognition, 1st Edition

    By Monica Barry

    Taking a new approach to youth crime, this book argues that the transition from childhood to adulthood can be an isolating and disempowering experience for young people. Children and young people are inherently vulnerable because of their age and status – they are a minority group, with the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-29

  • Rougher Justice book cover

    Rougher Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01

  • Dealing with Disaffection book cover

    Dealing with Disaffection

    1st Edition

    By Tim Newburn, Michael Shiner, Tara Young

    In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol…

    Paperback – 2005-05-01

  • Juvenile Justice Reform and Restorative Justice book cover

    Juvenile Justice Reform and Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    By Gordon Bazemore, Mara Schiff

    This book, based on a large-scale research project funded by the National Institute of Justice and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provides an overview of the restorative justice conferencing programs currently in operation in the United States, paying particular attention to the qualitative…

    Paperback – 2004-11-01

  • What Works in Probation and Youth Justice book cover

    What Works in Probation and Youth Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ros Burnett, Colin Roberts

    Both probation and youth justice have undergone massive changes in recent years, and continue to face important new challenges. A key emphasis of new developments has been on developing effective evidence-based practice and disseminating this throughout the Probation and Youth Justice services -…

    Paperback – 2004-06-01

  • Youth Offending and Restorative Justice book cover

    Youth Offending and Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    By Adam Crawford, Tim Newburn

    This book provides an empirically grounded, theoretically informed account of recent changes to the youth justice system in England and Wales, focusing on the introduction of elements of restorative justice into the heart of the criminal justice system, and the implementation of referral orders and…

    Paperback – 2003-03-01

  • Youth, The 'Underclass' and Social Exclusion book cover

    Youth, The 'Underclass' and Social Exclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Macdonald

    The idea that Britain, the US and other western societies are witnessing the rise of an underclass of people at the bottom of the social heap, structurally and culturally distinct from traditional patterns of `decent' working-class life, has become increasingly popular in the 1990s. Anti-work,…

    Hardback – 1997-10-02

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