Youth Justice: Critical Readings

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Youth Justice: Critical Readings brings together for the first time the most influential international contributors to the emergent field of youth justice studies. This will be an essential sourcebook for students and teachers in the fields of criminology, youth studies, criminal justice, social work and social policy as well as for practitioners and managers in this increasingly important field of professional practice.

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Youth Justice: Critical Readings brings together for the first time the most influential international contributors to the emergent field of youth justice studies. This will be an essential sourcebook for students and teachers in the fields of criminology, youth studies, criminal justice, social work and social policy as well as for practitioners and managers in this increasingly important field of professional practice.

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An anthology of 31 reprinted articles for use as a key text in the Open University graduate course Youth Justice, Penality, and Social Control, within the social policy and criminology program. They consider the historical origins, discursive practices, and government initiatives that make up the contemporary British system of youth justice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Modes of Youth Governance - John Muncie and Gordon Hughes
Political Rationalities, Criminalization and Resistance
PART ONE: FOLK DEVILS: CONSTRUCTIONS AND RECONSTRUCTIONS OF YOUTH AND CRIME
Constructions and Reconstructions of British Childhood - Harry Hendrick
An Interpretative Survey, 1800 to the Present
Youth Crime and Moral Decline - Geoffrey Pearson
Permissiveness and Tradition
Lesser Breeds Without the Law - Paul Gilroy
Rethinking Moral Panic for Multi-Mediated Social Worlds - Angela McRobbie and Sarah Thornton
The Vilification and Pleasures of Youthful Transgression - Keith Hayward
PART TWO: THE ORIGINS OF YOUTH JUSTICE
Innocence and Experience - Margaret May
The Evolution of the Concept of Juvenile Delinquency in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Invention of Juvenile Delinquency in Early Nineteenth-Century England - Susan Magarey
The Three Rs - Repression, Rescue and Rehabilitation Ideologies of Control for Working-Class Youth - John Clarke
The Government of a Generation - Peter Rush
The Subject of Juvenile Delinquency
Reforming the Juvenile - Heather Shore
Gender, Justice and the Child Criminal in Nineteenth-Century England
PART THREE: POSITIVISM AND WELFARISM
The Triumph of Benevolence - Anthony Platt
The Origins of the Juvenile Justice System in the United States
Penal Strategies in a Welfare State - David Garland
On the Decriminalization of English Juvenile Courts - Anthony Bottoms
Children's Hearings and Children in Trouble - Janice McGhee, Lorraine Waterhouse and Bill Whyte
Restorative Youth Jusitce - Loraine Gelsthorpe and Allison Morris
The Last Vestiges of Welfare?
PART FOUR: JUSTICE, DIVERSION AND RIGHTS
Wider, Stronger and Different Nets - James Austin and Barry Krisberg
The Dialectics of Criminal Justice Reform
Justice, Retribution and Children - Stewart Asquith
Whose Justice? The Politics of Juvenile Control - John Clarke
'Troublesome Girls' - Annie Hudson
Towards Alternative Definitions and Policies
Challenging the Criminalization of Children and Young People - Phil Scraton and Deena Haydon
Securing a Rights-based Agenda
PART FIVE: DETENTION AND RETRIBUTION
Failure Never Matters - John Muncie
Detention Centres and the Politics of Deterrence
The Boot Camp and the Limits of Modern Penality - Jonathan Simon
The Reductionist Agenda - Andrew Rutherford
The Future of Imprisonment - Thomas Mathiesen
New Punitiveness - Barry Goldson
The Politics of Child Incarceration
PART SIX: RISK MANAGMENT AND PREVENTION
Corporatism - John Pratt
The Third Model of Juvenile Justice
The End of an Era - John Pitts
Understanding and Preventing Youth Crime - David Farrington
Expanding Realms of the New Penology - Kimberley Kempf-Leonard and Elicka Peterson
The Advent of Actuarial Justice for Juveniles
The Contemporary Politics of Youth Crime Prevention - Tim Newburn
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