Youth Crime and Justice (2nd Revised edition)

Youth Crime and Justice (2nd Revised edition)

By: Barry Goldson (editor), John Muncie (editor)Paperback

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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.

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.


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446210833
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781446210833
  • weight: 510
  • ISBN10: 1446210839
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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