Youth Offending and Youth Justice (BOK)

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How is the modern world shaping young people and youth crime? What impact is this having on the latest policies and practice? Are current youth justice services working? With contributions from leading researchers in the field, this book offers an insightful, scholarly and critical analysis of such key issues. "Youth Offending and Youth Justice" engages constructively with current policy and practice debates, tackling issues such as the criminalisation and penalisation of youth, sentencer decision-making, the incarceration of young people and the role of public opinion. It also features an applied focus on professional practice. Drawing on a wide range of high-quality research, this book will enrich the work of practitioners, managers, policy-makers, students and academics in social work, youth work, criminal justice and youth justice in the UK and beyond. This topical series examines areas of particular interest to those in social and community work and related fields. Each book draws together different aspects of the subject, highlighting relevant research and drawing out implications for policy and practice.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2009
Forlag
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9781843106890
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Fergus McNeill, Monica Barry Emner og form Social work, Juvenile offenders