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Juvenile Justice and Crime Policy in Europe

Frieder Dünkel

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates youth justice policies and practice in Europe from a comparative perspective. It focuses on tendencies in youth justice legislation and on the sentencing practice of ... More


Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Jane B. Sprott and Anthony N. Doob

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave — despite a ... More


Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in the United States

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

More recently, there has been concern about the treatment of girls in the youth justice systems of both Canada and the United States. The differences between the treatment of girls and that of boys ... More


Serious incidents in the youth justice system: management and accountability

Maggie Blyth

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Public opinion tends consistently to overestimate the scale and trend in offending as recorded official crime data. This applies to offending among young people as well as to offending among adults. ... More


FGCs in the youth justice system

Jonny Cohen, Dave Norton, Deanna Edwards, and Kate Parkinson

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter assesses Family Group Conferencing in the youth justice arena. FGCs in the youth justice field sit under the umbrella of restorative justice. Restorative justice is the process of ... More


Mental health, risk and antisocial behaviour in young offenders: challenges and opportunities

Sue Bailey, Robert Vermeiren, and Paul Mitchell

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the significant overlap between the risk factors for offending, poor mental health and substance use, and assessed risk factors. Research on the prevalence of mental disorders ... More


Introduction

Enver Solomon and Maggie Blyth

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter summarises the nature of discussions and themes prevalent in the book. It discusses first the terms ‘young people’ and ‘risk’ which are the dominant themes in the book. In ... More


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