Young Offenders and Youth Justice

Young Offenders and Youth Justice

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Young Offenders and Juvenile Justice: A Century After the Fact, Fourth Edition, takes the unique approach of examining social ideas of youth and youth qcrime.q It is about what society thinks about youth and their behaviour, and about how these views are reflected in public discourse, scholarly theorizing, public policy, and institutional responses to qtroublesomeq youth behaviour. Bell examines and compares the youth legislations which have been passed by the Canadian government over the last 100 years. In particular, Young Offenders and Juvenile Justice compares and contrasts the Juvenile Delinquency Act, The Young Offenders Act, and the current Youth Criminal Justice Act.part-Hawaiian (42 percent) and were least likely to be identified by police as such (Chesney-Lind et al., 1994, p. ... of bank and store robberies over a four-month period and were referred to by police and media as the a€œ626 ganga€ because they used Mazda 626 cars in their heists. ... As Tanner and Wortley state, a€œWhatever the nature of the gang problem in Canadaa#39;s largest city, it is a home-grown onea€ ( p.

Title:Young Offenders and Youth Justice
Author:Sandra Jean Bell
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-02-16


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