Youth Offending and Youth Justice Products

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Peer Abuse Among Young People

    a contextual account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature of the abuse and the gendered social context. Using case studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Varieties of Residential Experience (1975)

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

  • Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • 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 – 2017-04-11
    Routledge Academic

  • Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System

    Understanding the principles of the youth justice system

    By Raymond Arthur

    When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

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