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9780195598421

Course Codes : HSSW304, HSSW504, LAWS6192, 8507

Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia

ISBN 9780195598421
Edition 5 Rev ed
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Overview
Juvenile Justice 5th edition explores youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an accessible introduction to the main concepts and issues of juvenile justice and critically analyses the principles, policies and practices associated with it. The book provides clear information across a broad range of areas, and raises a number of questions about the institutions of juvenile justice and how we think about issues of juvenile justice.New to this editionUpdated with the latest data, statistics and developmentsCase examples in every chapter explore contemporary and topical issues and highlight real-life examples New sections on: Sexuality, homelessness and unstable accommodation and child-protection and out-of-home care historiesEthnic minority youth and contact with the criminal justice systemYoung women's contact with the criminal justice systemAddressing the needs of young women in the criminal justice systemImpacts of remand and young peopleAge, gender and Indigenous status of young people in detentionUsing detentionEffective youth crime prevention programs
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