Delinquency Products

  • Offending and Desistance

    The importance of social relations

    By Beth Weaver

    In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. While there is consensus across the body of desistance research that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge Academic

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology

    Edited by Arjan Blokland, Victor van der Geest

    Since its introduction in the latter half of the 1980s, the meticulous study of distinct criminal career dimensions, like onset, frequency, and crime mix, has yielded a wealth of information on the way crime develops over the life-span. Policymakers in turn have used this information in their…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities

    Edited by Nina Persak

    The increasing trend and prevalence of incivilities-targeting punitive regulatory measures across Europe raises important issues regarding the legitimacy, effectiveness and impact of such formal social control. Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities addresses the pertinent issues of current…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Deviant Behavior

    11th Edition

    By Erich Goode

    Deviant Behavior provides a comprehensive study of the behavior, beliefs, conditions, and reactions to deviance, giving students a better understanding of this phenomenon. Deviance is discussed from the sociological perspectives of positivism and constructionism. Readers will grasp the reason…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Sexual Deviance and Society

    A sociological examination

    By Meredith G. F. Worthen

    In a society where sexualized media has become background noise, we are frequently discouraged from frank and open discussions about sex and offered few tools for understanding sexual behaviors and sexualities that are perceived as being out of the norm. This book encourages readers to establish…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

  • Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Phillipson

    The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J. Costello, Trina L. Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Quantitative methods tease out cause, effect, and spuriousness in the relationship between peer delinquency and personal delinquency, but these methods do…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Delinquency

    An integrated approach, 3rd Edition

    By James Burfeind, Dawn Jeglum Bartusch

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to juvenile delinquency by defining and describing juvenile delinquency, examining explanations for delinquent behavior, and considering contemporary efforts to control delinquency through prevention and juvenile justice. The text cultivates an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology

    The Intersections

    Edited by Dragan Milovanovic, Martin D. Schwartz

    These essays, first published in 1996, focus on class, race, and gender as organising and analytical concepts in criminology. For many years, their importance in studying how the world relates to crime and its control was minimized or ignored. It is clear, however, that these concepts are of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

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