Provides a concise examination of the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, explanations of its causes, police handling of juveniles, adjudication procedures, and the legal rights of juveniles.
This essential text presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, including the latest research from a wide variety of sources, including journal articles and government documents.
School exclusion-out-of-school suspension and expulsion in particular-remains a substantial component of discipline in our nation's schools, and those consequences continue to fall disproportionally on certain groups of learners.
'Unbearably moving' Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe story of a young man's coming of age, a tender tribute to a life lost, and a devastating analysis of a broken system. Aged 15 and living in LA, Michael Allen was arrested for a botched carjacking.
This snappy guide focuses on the practical and ethical issues surrounding research with children - with a particular focus on working with vulnerable groups.
Building on an original study with almost two hundred older incarcerated individuals, this book explores systemic problems that infiltrate the body of the Canadian federal correctional system and other institutions that engage with prisoners.
Details the efforts of the author's Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to... Læs mere
This study of co-offending relations among over 22,000 youths in Stockholm employs the methods of network analysis which makes it... Læs mere
Explores the interplay of historical, traditional culture with contemporary youth culture. It also examines the relationship between individual outcome and community disorganization and illustrates how peer relationships are conditioned by gender.