Offers an overview of juvenile delinquency: how it manifests itself around the world and how societies respond to misconduct among their children.... Læs mere
Should youth be treated as adults when they break the law? How can youth be deterred from crime? What factors should be considered in how youth are punished? What role should the police have in schools? This book deals with these questions.
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.
Troubled youth intersect with many government systems, but few as frequently and critically as with juvenile justice. This edited... Læs mere
This book assesses the intimate relationships between sex workers and clients in post-reform China, where normative ideals concerning masculine and feminine behaviour are the primary goal of these relationships.
Implementing and Working with the Youth Criminal Justice Act across Canada provides the first comprehensive, province-by-province analysis of how each Canadian jurisdiction has implemented the Act in accordance with its own history, traditions, and institutional arrangements.
In the years following World War II, Munich society became obsessed with the hypothetical threat that youths posed to... Læs mere
Details the efforts of the author's Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to... Læs mere