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Juvenile Justice : Youth and Crime in Australia : 4th Edition - Christopher Cunneen

Juvenile Justice

Youth and Crime in Australia : 4th Edition

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Analyse the principles, policies, and practices of juvenile justice This book is about youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an overview and introduction to the main concepts and issues of juvenile justice in a way that is simple and descriptive, yet critical. The intention is to provide basic information across a broad range of areas, and in so doing raise a number of questions about the institutions of juvenile justice and, indeed, how we think about juvenile justice issues.   New to this Edition Fully updated with all the latest developments. Coverage of detention and community corrections, crime prevention and restorative justice, which reflects a positive shift towards considering the basic rights of young people. Clear writing style that ensures content is accessible to all students, while encouraging them to think critically about the principles, policies, and practices of juvenile justice.  

Part I: History, Theory, and Institutions 1. The Development of Juvenile Justice 2. Theories of Juvenile Offending 3. The Nature of Contemporary Juvenile Crime 4. The Institutions of Juvenile Justice Part II: The Social Dynamics of Juvenile Justice 5. Class and Community 6. Indigenous Young People 7. Ethnic Minority Young People 8. Young Women, Young Men, and Gender Part III: The State, Punishment, and Community 9. Policing the Young 10. Courts and Sentencing Processes 11. Detention and Community Corrections 12. Youth Crime Prevention 13. Restorative Justice and Juvenile Conferencing

ISBN: 9780195574098
ISBN-10: 0195574095
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 26th May 2011
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.746
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised