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Youth Crime and Justice 2ed

by Barry Goldson and John Muncie SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9781446210833
Format:
Pbk 280 pages
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Building upon the success of the first edition, this second - and substantially revised - edition of Youth Crime and Justice comprises a range of cutting-edge contributions from leading national and international researchers. The book: Situates youth crime and youth justice within historical and social-structural contexts; Critically examines policy and practice trends and their relation to knowledge and ‘evidence’; and Presents a forward looking vision of a rights compliant youth justice with integrity. An authoritative and accessible book, Youth Crime and Justice (2nd ed) provides a coherent, comprehensive and fully up-to-date analysis of contemporary developments and debates. A must for researchers, teachers, students and practitioners.  The book:  - Situates youth crime and youth justice within historical and social-structural contexts;     


 


- Critically examines policy and practice trends and their relation to knowledge and evidence  and      


 


- Presents a forward looking vision of a rights compliant youth justice with integrity.    


 


An authoritative and accessible book, Youth Crime and Justice (2nd ed) provides a coherent, comprehensive and fully up-to-date analysis of contemporary developments and debates. A must for researchers, teachers, students and practitioners.

PART ONE: HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL-STRUCTURAL CONTEXTS
Chapter 1: Histories of Youth Crime and Youth Justice - Harry Hendrick
Chapter 2: Social Class, Youth Crime and Youth Justice - Rob White and Chris Cunneen
Chapter 3: 'Race', Youth Crime and Youth Justice - Colin Webster
Chapter 4: Girls, Crime and Justice - Gilly Sharpe and Loraine Gelsthorpe
PART TWO: TRENDS, EVIDENCE, POLICY AND PRACTICE
Chapter 5: Trends in Detected Youth Crime and Contemporary State Responses - Tim Bateman
Chapter 6: What Evidence for Youth Justice? - David Smith
Chapter 7: Risk Management and Early Intervention: A Critical Analysis - Stephen Case and Kevin Haines
Chapter 8: The Case for Diversion and Minimum Necessary Intervention - Lesley McAra and Susan McVie
Chapter 9: Restorative Justice? A Critical Analysis - Chris Cunneen and Barry Goldson
Chapter 10: Desistance from Crime in the Transition to Adulthood - Shadd Maruna, Brendan Coyle and Brendan Marsh
Chapter 11: The Circular Motions of Penal Politics and the Pervasive Irrationalities of Child Imprisonment - Barry Goldson
Chapter 12: Community Safety and the Policing of Young People in Austere Times - Adam Edwards, Gordon Hughes and Rachel Swann
Chapter 13: Youth Transitions, Criminal Careers and Social Exclusion - Rob MacDonald
PART THREE: FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Chapter 14: Children's Human Rights and Youth Justice with Integrity - Barry Goldson and John Muncie

With its critical perspective and systematic approach towards a hugely complex issue, the second edition of Youth Crime and Justice fulfils all the expectations and needs of those teaching, studying or researching this domain. It is beyond compare, which made the waiting more than worthwhile.
Barry Goldson - University of Liverpool, UK

John Muncie is Professor of Criminology at the Open University. He has published extensively on youth culture, youth justice and criminological theory.