Youth justice : contemporary policy and practice /
edited by Barry Goldson.
Aldershot : Ashgate, 1999.
xiv, 219 p. ; 23 cm.
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Aldershot : Ashgate, 1999.
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Includes bibliographies and index.
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Goldson attempts to examine some of the core issues in the politics of 'youth justice' - the structural location of children and young people, the political imperatives that have driven the principle policy shifts in recent years, and the implications of such shifts.
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Notes on Contributors
Youth (In)Justice: Contemporary Developments in Policy and Practicep. 1
Troubled or Troublesome? Justice for Girls and Young Womenp. 28
(What) Justice for Black Children and Young People?p. 51
Youth Crime and the Politics of Preventionp. 75
Diverting Children and Young People from Crime and the Criminal Justice Systemp. 91
Managing Juvenile Remands and Developing Community-based Alternatives to Secure Accommodation in Wales: Towards a Strategic Approachp. 110
Family Group Conferences and Youth Justice: The New Panacea?p. 127
Social Work with Young People in Trouble: Memory and Prospectp. 148
Institutional Troubleshooting: Lessons for Policy and Practicep. 170
Appealing for Justice for Children and Young People: A Critical Analysis of the Crime and Disorder Bill 1998p. 191
Indexp. 211
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