Youth Crime and Youth Justice: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives (Crime and Justice Series, Volume 13)

Youth Crime and Youth Justice: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives (Crime and Justice Series, Volume 13)

by Michael Tonry, Anthony N. Doob
     
 

Volume 31 of Crime and Justice presents a global view on youth justice systems, examining Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, and an aggregation of Western countries. The systems are addressed in five sections, which discuss the relevance of a separate youth justice system, age limitations, historical stability and

Overview

Volume 31 of Crime and Justice presents a global view on youth justice systems, examining Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, and an aggregation of Western countries. The systems are addressed in five sections, which discuss the relevance of a separate youth justice system, age limitations, historical stability and changes, welfare concerns, and a comparative look at current laws as written and administered.

Contributors:
Hans-Jörg Albrecht
Anthony Bottoms
James Dignan
Anthony N. Doob
Carl-Gunnar Janson
Josine Junger-Tas
Britta Kyvsgaard
Allison Morris
Julian V. Roberts
Jane B. Sprott
Lode Walgrave

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226808659
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Crime and Justice: A Review of Research , #31
Edition description:
1
Pages:
633
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Tonry is the director of the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University and Sonosky Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. Anthony N. Doob is a professor of criminology in the Centre of Criminology at the University of Toronto.

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