Issues And Perspectives On Young Offenders In Canada: Third Edition

Paperback | November 26, 2004

byJohn A. Winterdyk

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Young Offenders and Juvenile Justice, third edition provides a thorough investigation of delinquency and young offenders in Canada through a collection of original contributions written by academics and practitioners. The first section of the book introduces the study of young offenders and delinquency, discussing trends, patterns, and theories of behaviour. In the second section, Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act, its implications for young offenders, and the public's growing concern about youth crime are debated. The final section investigates such controversial topics as sexual abuse and prostitution, substance abuse and delinquency, runaway and homeless youth, and Aboriginal youth in the criminal justice system.

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Young Offenders and Juvenile Justice, third edition provides a thorough investigation of delinquency and young offenders in Canada through a collection of original contributions written by academics and practitioners. The first section of the book introduces the study of young offenders and delinquency, discussing trends, patterns, and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.24 × 7.38 × 1 inPublished:November 26, 2004Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176416676

ISBN - 13:9780176416676

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IntroductionPart One: Overview of Young Offenders in CanadaIntroductionChapter 1: Trends and Patterns in Youth Crime, John A. WinterdykChapter 2: Explaining Delinquent Behaviour, John A. WinterdykChapter 3: Canadian Girls and Crime in the 21st Century, Marge Reitsma-Street and Sybille ArtzPart Two: The Young Offenders ActIntroductionChapter 4: The Law and Young Offenders, Donald W. FetherstonChapter 5: Young Offenders within the Criminal Justice System, Susan Reid-MacNevinChapter 6: Young Offenders and the Press, Tony SeskusPart Three: Special TopicsIntroductionChapter 7: Adolescent Substance Abuse and Delinquency, John A. Winterdyk, Silvia Vajushi, Deb McDougallChapter 8: Youth on the Street in Canada, Bruce MacLaurinChapter 9: Youth Gangs, Fred MathewsChapter 10: The Adolescent Prostitute: Policing Delinquency or Preventing Victimization?,Augustine Brannigan and Erin Gibbs Van BrunschotChapter 11: Adolescent Sexual Offenders, Gary BraytonChapter 12: Aboriginal Youth and the Youth Justice System, Linda Fisher and Hannele JanttiChapter 13: Abuse and Neglect, Bruce MacLaurin and Nico TrocmeChapter 14: The Future of Youth Justice, Julian RobertsAppendix A: Youth Criminal Justice ActGlossaryNotes on ContributorsIndexShort Table of Contents: (STACKED ONLY)Introduction, Part One: Overview of Young Offenders in Canada, Introduction, Chapter 1: Trends and Patterns in Youth Crime, John A. Winterdyk, Chapter 2: Explaining Delinquent Behaviour, John A. Winterdyk, Chapter 3: Canadian Girls and Crime in the 21st Century, Marge Reitsma-Street and Sybille Artz, Part Two: The Young Offenders Act, Introduction, Chapter 4: The Law and Young Offenders, Donald W. Fetherston, Chapter 5: Young Offenders within the Criminal Justice System, Susan Reid-MacNevin, Chapter 6: Young Offenders and the Press, Tony Seskus, Part Three: Special Topics, Introduction, Chapter 7: Adolescent Substance Abuse and Delinquency, John A. Winterdyk, Silvia Vajushi, Deb McDougall, Chapter 8: Youth on the Street in Canada, Bruce MacLaurin, Chapter 9: Youth Gangs, Fred Mathews, Chapter 10: The Adolescent Prostitute: Policing Delinquency or Preventing, Victimization?,Augustine Brannigan and Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot, Chapter 11: Adolescent Sexual Offenders, Gary Brayton, Chapter 12: Aboriginal Youth and the Youth Justice System, Linda Fisher and Hannele Jantti, Chapter 13: Abuse and Neglect, Bruce MacLaurin and Nico Trocme, Chapter 14: The Future of Youth Justice, Julian Roberts, Appendix A: Youth Criminal Justice Act, Glossary, Notes on Contributors, Index