Juvenile offenders

    Dictionary of Youth Justice

    Paperback Save £9.14 = £19.85

    Covering aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system, this dictionary contains approximately 300 entries on terms and concepts. It contains entries which include summary definition, main text and key texts and sources. It also takes account of emerging occupational and Skills for Justice criteria.

    Conduct Disorder and Offending Behaviour in Young People: Findings from Research

    By Jo Richardson

    Paperback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    This book reviews the literature on a number of techniques and treatment approaches designed for use with adolescent conduct disorder and young offenders. The authors also provide an overview of the condition including its developmental pathway; the criteria for diagnosing conduct disorder, and services for adolescents.

    Young People and Offending

    By Martin Stephenson

    Paperback Save £1.89 = £27.10

    The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion. This book provides a survey of the research evidence, policy development and practical issues relating to education and offending by young people. It is intended for youth justice practitioners as well...

    Smart Thinking: Helping Young People Develop Moral Reasoning and Thinking Skills About Offending and Anti-social Behaviour

    By Amanda Dickson

    Other £28.82

    Helps young people between 12 and 18 think critically about offending and anti-social behaviour and their social relationships. This work contains material for 10 two-hour sessions, along with ideas and suggestions for further work. It contains illustrated, photocopiable pages that provide original group activities and exercises.

    Understanding Youth and Crime

    By Sheila Brown

    Paperback Save £1.59 = £25.40

    Explores the social construction of childhood and youth, and looks at the role of the media in creating an association of young people with crime and disorder, which sustains processes of marginalization and exclusion and leads to frequent 'panics' about youth crime. This book is suitable for students in criminology,...

    The New Politics of Youth Crime: Discipline or Solidarity?

    By John Pitts

    Paperback Save £4.32 = £12.63

    This text analyses New Labour's youth justic strategy and its articulation in the youth justice provisions of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and subsequent legislation. It critically dissects the theories of crime and methods of intervention which underpin the Act.

    Fagin\'s Children: Criminal Children in Victorian England

    By Jeannie Duckworth

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.45

    "Fagin's Children" looks at child crime in 19th-century England and the reaction of the authorities to it. It reveals the poverty and misery of many children's lives in the growing industrial cities of Britain and explores the changing attitudes of the authorities towards the problem.

    Children Who Break the Law: Or Everybody Does it

    By Sarah Curtis

    Paperback Save £5.94 = £15.06

    Criminal Justice in Transition: 1991-93

    By etc.

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.26

    This text examines the changes of the mid-1990s, post CJA 1991, which set the course for criminal justice strategy in the UK. The book is aimed at people who wish to understand the background to late 1990s policies.

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