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  • Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Domestic Violence in International Context book cover

    Domestic Violence in International Context

    Edited by Diana Scharff Peterson, Julie A. Schroeder

    Domestic violence does not discriminate and is prevalent throughout the word regardless of race, age or socio-economic status. Why, then, do reactions and response differ so widely throughout the world? While some countries work diligently to address the matter through prevention and training,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change book cover

    Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention book cover

    Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems book cover

    Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems

    By Pooja Sawrikar

    Multiculturalism in Western countries continues to grow, but responsiveness to it with culturally sensitive research, policy and practice has been slower to develop. This lag could be accused of enabling institutional racism – that is, culturally insensitive practices and policies can cause or…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States: The Balance of Needs and Rights book cover

    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

  • Dementia and Memory: A Handbook for Students and Professionals book cover

    Dementia and Memory

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals

    By Simon B. N. Thompson

    Dementia and related diseases are likely to affect at least four in every hundred 75-79 year olds in the developed world over the coming years. Faced with an expanding older population, it is crucial that we develop our understanding of how to treat people suffering from such conditions. This…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Adolescent Brain: Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations book cover

    The Adolescent Brain

    Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations

    By Eveline A. Crone

    In recent years there have been tremendous advances in understanding how brain development underlies behavioural changes in adolescence. Based on the latest discoveries in the research field, Eveline A. Crone examines changes in learning, emotions, face processing and social relationships in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners book cover

    Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Tomorrow's Criminals: The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions book cover

    Tomorrow's Criminals

    The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions

    By N. Wim Slot, Machteld Hoeve

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    It has been acknowledged for some years that the early onset of delinquency can predict a long and serious criminal career. Most resources are targeted at the teenage years but this book argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Youth Drinking Cultures: European Experiences book cover

    Youth Drinking Cultures

    European Experiences

    By Margaretha Järvinen, Robin Room

    How can 'binge drinking' be explained and understood? Is alcohol consumption related to the particular cultural characteristics of some European countries? Should heavy drinking cultures be seen as a mainstream youth phenomenon or as marginal - and is this different in different countries? A team…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility: A Global Perspective book cover

    Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

    A Global Perspective

    By Don Cipriani

    Children of almost any age can break the law, but at what age should children first face the possibility of criminal responsibility for their alleged crimes? This work is the first global analysis of national minimum ages of criminal responsibility (MACRs), the international legal obligations that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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