Understanding Youth Justice In Canada by Kathryn M. CampbellUnderstanding Youth Justice In Canada by Kathryn M. Campbell

Understanding Youth Justice In Canada

byKathryn M. Campbell

Paperback | November 15, 2004

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This text is aimed at filling a gap in the literature as it attempts to present a variety of perspectives on youth law, on how youth crime is perceived and on the operation of the youth justice system. Through an historical and contemporary overview of criminological and sociological theories, a format and context is provided for understanding discourses about youth justice, youth crime and youth law.

Title:Understanding Youth Justice In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:377 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 0.85 inPublished:November 15, 2004Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131217496

ISBN - 13:9780131217492

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Table of Contents

Part 1 — Introduction

 

Chapter 1    Introduction: Theoretical Overview

Kathryn M. Campbell - University of Ottawa

 

Part 2 — Historical- Legal Perspectives on Youth Justice

 

Chapter 2    History, Development and Transformations in Canadian Juvenile Justice, 1800-1984

Bryan R. Hogeveen - University of Alberta

 

Chapter 3    The Development of Canada’s Youth Justice Law

Nicholas Bala - Queen’s University

 

Chapter 4 Children’s Rights, Juvenile Justice, and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Implications for Canada

Myriam Denov - University of Ottawa

 

Chapter 5:   Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding Youth Justice in Canada: From the Juvenile Delinquents Act to the Youth Criminal Justice Act

Susan A. Reid - St. Thomas University

Justice Marvin A. Zuker — Ontario Court of Justice

 

Part 3 — Nature and Extent of Youth Crime

 

Chapter 6 Trends in Youth Crime in Canada

Jane B. Sprott- University of Guelph

Anthony N. Doob -University of Toronto

 

Chapter 7 Youth Crime and the Media

Susan A. Reid — St. Thomas University

 

Part 4 — Legal Responses to Young Offenders

 

Chapter 8    Police decision-making with young offenders:   Arrest, questioning and dispositions

Peter J. Carrington - University of Waterloo

Jennifer L. Schulenberg - University of Waterloo

 

Chapter 9 Community-Based Responses to Youth Crime:   Cautioning, Conferencing and Extrajudicial Measures

Nicholas Bala - Queen’s University


Chapter 10 The Roles of Legal Professionals in Youth Court

Miriam Bloomenfeld Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Branch, Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Judge David Cole, Ontario Court of Justice, Metro West Court, Toronto

 

Chapter 11 Sentencing under the Youth Criminal Justice Act: An Historical Perspective Anthony N. Doob - University of Toronto

Jane B. Sprott - University of Guelph

 

Part 5 — Methods of Intervention

 

Chapter 12 Restorative Justice in Canadian Approaches to Youth Crime: Origins, Practices, and Retributive Frameworks

Liz Elliott - Simon Fraser University

 

Chapter 13 Rehabilitation Revisited: The Changing Nature of “Intervention” in Juvenile Justice

Kathryn M. Campbell — University of Ottawa

 

Part 6 — Issues of Social Justice

 

Chapter 14 Understanding Girls’ Delinquency: Looking Beyond Their Behavior

Sibylle Artz, Diana Nicholson, and Carmen Rodriguez

University of Victoria

 

Chapter 15 Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System

Larry N. Chartrand - University of Ottawa

 

Chapter 16 Voices of youth

Compiled by Kathryn M. Campbell - University of Ottawa

 

Appendix A - Juvenile Delinquents Act

Appendix B — Young Offenders Act — Section 3 Declaration of Principle

Appendix C — Youth Criminal Justice Act — Section 3 Declaration of Principle