Youth and Crime (4th Revised edition)

Youth and Crime (4th Revised edition)

By: John Muncie (author)Paperback

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This book provides you with the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of youth crime and youth justice available. Keeping you abreast of contemporary debates, this fourth edition of Youth and Crime : Includes updated chapters on youth crime discourse and data, youth victimology, youth and social policy, youth justice strategies and comparative and international youth justice, providing a critical analysis of issues such as institutional abuse, child poverty, cyberbullying, child trafficking, international children's rights and transnational policy transfer. Covers numerous issues raised by the UK coalition government's law and order and austerity policies including ages of criminal responsibility, the `rehabilitation revolution', `troubled families', abolition of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs), initiatives in gangs, gun and knife crime, responses to the August 2011 riots, prospects for restorative justice and reductions in child imprisonment. Keeps you up to date with contemporary research into explanations of youth crime, youth and media, youth cultures, youth unemployment and training programmes, and youth justice policies and takes into account recent legislative reform. Features a new companion website, featuring links to journal articles, relevant websites, blogs and government reports. Complete with chapter outlines, summary boxes, key terms, study questions, further reading lists, web-based resources and a glossary, this is the textbook to take you through your studies in youth and crime.

About Author

John Muncie is Emeritus Professor of Criminology at the Open University, UK. He is the author of Youth and Crime (4th edition, Sage, 2014), and he has published widely on issues in comparative youth justice and children's rights, including the co-edited companion volumes Youth Crime and Justice and Comparative Youth Justice (Sage, 2006). He has produced numerous Open University texts and readers, including Crime: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), Criminal Justice: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), The Problem of Crime (2nd edition, Sage, 2001), Crime Prevention and Community Safety (Sage, 2001) and Imprisonment: European Perspectives (Harvester, 1991). He has also contributed nine volumes to the The Sage Library of Criminology (Sage, 2007-2009). He is co-editor of the Sage journal Youth Justice: An International Journal.

Contents

Youth Crime: Representations, Discourses and Data Histories of Youth and Crime Explaining Youth Crime I: Positivist Criminologies Explaining Youth Crime II: Radical and Realist Criminologies Youth Victimology Youth Cultures, Cultural Studies and Cultural Criminology Youth and Social Policy: Control, Regulation and Governance Youth Justice Strategies I: Welfare and Justice Youth Justice Strategies II: Prevention and Punishment Comparative and International Youth Justice

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446274866
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781446274866
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 1446274861
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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