School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. But they also lead to generalizations about... Læs mere
From shy, abused child to one of London's most wanted teenage armed robbers, this is the extraordinary story of one man's fight to leave his criminal past behind.
Analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States. This book discusses our society's failure to consider the developmental status of adolescent sex offenders.
When twelve year old Jesse Pomeroy tortured seven small boys in the Boston area and then went on to brutally murder two... Læs mere
Analyses the federal legislation that impacts the state juvenile justice systems. This book provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of... Læs mere
Helps readers understand and analyze the involvement of street gangs in female juvenile prostitution. This book discusses how young men are drawn to gang life, and how young girls become attracted and attached to the gang members who eventually sell them into prostitution.
This exciting new book outlines the state of practice now in flux within structures created by New Labour but moving in a... Læs mere
This book provides a critical introduction to the intellectual reframing of the history, theory, policy and practice of youth justice and is an essential... Læs mere
Oriented around the "Limit and Lead" strategy, this text describes an effective group treatment programme which combines traditional and contemporary influences in correctional rehabilitation.
It describes both intriguing differences between young people... Læs mere
In Southern Mercy, Annette Bickford examines the limits of emancipation, and the exclusions inherent in liberal humanism that distinguish racism in the contemporary "post-race" era.
Examines juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system as they are influenced by matters of race and ethnicity.... Læs mere
"In the last decade, school shootings have decimated communities and terrified parents, teachers, and children in even the most "family friendly" American towns and suburbs. These tragedies appear to b"
In-depth insight into the lives of criminal children in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Applies object-relations theory to a population for which the treatment du jour is increasingly cognitive-behavioral.... Læs mere