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Juvenile Justice : Youth and Crime in Australia - Chris Cunneen

Juvenile Justice

Youth and Crime in Australia

Paperback Published: 6th November 2015
ISBN: 9780195598421
Number Of Pages: 480

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Juvenile Justice 5th edition explores youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an accessible introduction to the main concepts and issues of juvenile justice and critically analyses the principles, policies and practices associated with it. The book provides clear information across a broad range of areas, and raises a number of questions about the institutions of juvenile justice and how we think about issues of juvenile justice.New to this editionUpdated with the latest data, statistics and developmentsCase examples in every chapter explore contemporary and topical issues and highlight real-life examples New sections on: Sexuality, homelessness and unstable accommodation and child-protection and out-of-home care historiesEthnic minority youth and contact with the criminal justice systemYoung women's contact with the criminal justice systemAddressing the needs of young women in the criminal justice systemImpacts of remand and young peopleAge, gender and Indigenous status of young people in detentionUsing detentionEffective youth crime prevention programs

Part 1: History, Theory and Institutions1. The Development of Juvenile Justice2. Theories of Juvenile Offending3. The Nature of Contemporary Juvenile Crime4. The Institutions of Juvenile JusticePart 2: The Social Dynamics of Juvenile Justice5. Class and Community6. Indigenous Young People7. Ethnic Minority Young People8. Young Women, Young Men and GenderPart 3: The State, Punishment and Community9. Policing the Young10. Courts and Sentencing Processes11. Detention and Community Corrections12. Youth Crime Prevention13. Restorative Justice and Juvenile Conferencing

ISBN: 9780195598421
ISBN-10: 0195598423
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 6th November 2015
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised

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