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By Barry Goldson

This Dictionary explicitly addresses the old, felony, theoretical, organisational, coverage, perform, study and evidential contexts during which 'modern' adolescence justice within the united kingdom and past is found. The entries disguise a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual views and have interaction explicitly with the main statutory provisions and coverage and perform imperatives inside all the 3 united kingdom jurisdictions. This ebook is a key source for these instructing and learning under-graduate and post-graduate classes in criminology, legal justice, sociology, social coverage, legislations, socio-legal reports, neighborhood justice, social paintings, early life and group paintings and police reviews, including policy-makers, managers and practitioners operating in the early life justice sphere (including employees education officials, formative years justice officials, social employees, probation officials, law enforcement officials, academics and schooling staff, wellbeing and fitness execs, adolescence staff, drug and alcohol staff and juvenile safe property staff).The Dictionary of adlescent Justice: is designed to fulfill the wishes of researchers, policy-makers, managers, practitioners and scholars; starts off with an introductory bankruptcy that maps the main shifts in modern nationwide and overseas formative years justice structures; comprises over three hundred alphabetically prepared entries - written by means of virtually a hundred specialists within the respective fields - that explicitly handle the center elements of teenybopper justice in England and Wales, Northern eire and Scotland; presents in particular adapted advised key texts and assets in admire of every access; is heavily cross-referenced and encompasses a precise index to help readers to make connections among and throughout entries; contains a exact 'Directory of businesses' that relate to formative years justice in all the 3 united kingdom jurisdictions; is compiled and edited by means of one of many UK's major experts in adolescence justice.

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Even before specialized juvenile institutions were developed in the first half of the nineteenth century, young offenders were still imprisoned (together with adults). The public and policymakers have always felt the need to lock up children as a serious punishment and as a method of social control, and custody rates suggest that such a practice is more popular than ever. Nevertheless, the arguments for not doing so are well established. Evidence suggests that imprisonment does not prevent offending, places children at risk of self-harm or in danger from others, and interrupts any positive ties with their home community.

2000) ‘Children, responsibility and the new youth justice’, in B. ) The New Youth Justice. Lyme Regis: Russell House. Fagan, F. and Zimring, F. (2000) The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Transfer of Adolescents to the Criminal Court. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Fionda, J. (1998) ‘The age of innocence? The concept of childhood in the punishment of young offenders’, Child and Family Law Quarterly, 10: 77–87. Snyder, H. (2002) ‘Juvenile crime and justice in the United States of America’, in N.

2006) ‘Community supervision: context and relationships matter’, in B. Goldson and J. Muncie (eds) Youth Crime and Justice: Critical Issues. London: Sage. Youth Justice Board (2005c) Strategy for the Secure Estate for Children and Young People: Plans for 2005/06 to 2007/08. London: Youth Justice Board. shtml). ANOMIE THEORY Anomie refers to a breakdown of social norms or a lack of moral regulation. An important concept in the classical writings of Emile Durkheim, it is Robert K. Merton’s later formulation that has had a major influence in the study of crime, delinquency and deviance.

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