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Juvenile Offending

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Edited by: Thom Brooks

ISBN13: 9781409451235
Published: May 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £130.00

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Tackling juvenile offending has become a key part of crime reduction strategies. The articles selected for this volume examine juvenile offending from various critical perspectives and represent the work of the most influential international figures in the field.

The issues addressed include: the different needs and perspectives of youth offenders; whether offenders should be treated differently from others because of their age; recommendations of policy changes; identification of risk factors; issues surrounding the sentencing of juvenile offenders; and the relevance of restorative justice.

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Part I Youth Offending and Risk Factors: Hunting for the universal risk factor, Stephen Case and Kevin Haines
Power and powerlessness in transition, Monica Barry.

Part II Punishment and Juvenile Offenders: Juvenile offenders, Thom Brooks.

Part III Juvenile Offending and Sentencing: The inextricable link between age and criminal history in sentencing, Shawn Bushway and Anne Piehl
Deterrence as a principle of youth sentencing: no effect on youth but a significant effect on judges, Carla Cesaroni and Nicolas Bala
Envisioning a juvenile justice system that supports positive youth development, James M. Frabutt, Kristen L. Di Luca and Kelly N. Graves
Cruel and unusual punishment: mandatory sentencing of juveniles tried as adults without possibility of youth as a mitigating factor, Alison Powers
Pre-sentence reports, magisterial discourse and agency in the youth courts of England and Wales, Jo Phoenix.

Part IV Youth Offenders and Restorative Justice: Restorative justice: is more better? The experience of police-led restorative cautioning pilots in Northern Ireland, Jonathan Doak and David O'Mahoney
Juvenile victims in restorative justice, Tali Gal and Shomrom Moyal
Restorative justice in England and Wales: one step forward, two steps back, David O'Mahoney

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