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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Gilly Sharpe
Girls' bad behavior has attracted seemingly relentless poplar attention over the years, with girls' violence and girl gangs commonly constructed as urgent and growing social problems. This book explores young women's accounts of their pathways into crime and the impact of youth justice intervention on their everyday lives.
Restorative justice is one of the most talked about developments in the field of crime and justice. Its advocates and practitioners argue that state punishment, society's customary response to crime, neither meets the needs of crime victims nor prevents reoffending. In its place, they suggest, should be restorative justice, in...
Based on a longitudinal data base of juveniles who have committed violent crimes and who have been followed up after 6 months to measure their recidivism rate, this book aims to provide practitioners who are dealing with juvenile violent offenders, with scientifically-based theories and knowledge derived from results about risk...
The behaviour and safety of children and young people in and around schools is a topic of world-wide concern. From school shootings and deaths on school premises to the everyday behaviour of young people in school, this book explores what is happening in schools in Britain and links it with...
The first comprehensive overview to examine how sex and race/ethnicity impact the interrelationships among youth violence, violent victimization, and gang membership
Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. This book presents an account of complex questions pertaining to urban youth identities, crime and social order. It locates the question of 'gangs' in both historical and contemporary contexts.