Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia

Paperback | December 6, 2015

byChris Cunneen, Rob White, Kelly Richards

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Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (fifth edition) is about youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an accessible overview to the main concepts and issues of Juvenile Justice and criticallyanalyses the associated principles, policies and practices. The fifth edition presents students with clear information across a broad range of areas, examining historical and theoretical developments, social dynamics, and the systems in which juvenile justice operates. Each section raises key issues and perspectives necessary to gaining a criticalunderstanding of young people, crime and justice.

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Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (fifth edition) is about youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an accessible overview to the main concepts and issues of Juvenile Justice and criticallyanalyses the associated principles, policies...

Chris Cunneen is Professor in the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, and Law at the University of New South Wales. Rob White is Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania. Kelly Richards is Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.07 inPublished:December 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195598423

ISBN - 13:9780195598421

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Table of Contents

Part 1: History, Theory and Institutions1. The Development of Juvenile Justice2. Theories of Juvenile Offending3. The Nature of Contemporary Juvenile Crime4. The Institutions of Juvenile JusticePart 2: The Social Dynamics of Juvenile Justice5. Class and Community6. Indigenous Young People7. Ethnic Minority Young People8. Young Women, Young Men and GenderPart 3: The State, Punishment and Community9. Policing the Young10. Courts and Sentencing Processes11. Detention and Community Corrections12. Youth Crime Prevention13. Restorative Justice and Juvenile Conferencing