Doing Justice to Young People: Youth Crime and Social Justice

Doing Justice to Young People: Youth Crime and Social Justice

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by Roger Smith
     
 

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There is an apparent impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice which is represented by punitive and harmful practices on one hand, and critical objections to these processes on the other. This book, whilst clearly located within the critical perspective, attempts to move beyond this blockage, and to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the…  See more details below

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There is an apparent impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice which is represented by punitive and harmful practices on one hand, and critical objections to these processes on the other. This book, whilst clearly located within the critical perspective, attempts to move beyond this blockage, and to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the tensions between young people, especially those on and beyond the margins, and the social world which frames their lives.

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ISBN-13:
9781136681035
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/06/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Roger Smith is Professor of Social Work at De Montfort University. He has worked in the youth justice since the early 1980s, as a practitioner, policy maker and researcher. He has published widely and authoritatively in this field.

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Doing Justice to Young People: Youth Crime and Social Justice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whats the plan?