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Youth Crime and Justice

Barry Goldson University of Liverpool
John Muncie The Open University
© 2006   256 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Paperback ISBN: 9781412911382 $53.00
Hardcover ISBN: 9781412911375 $121.00
Ebook ISBN: 9781848604537

Youth Crime and Justice provides an authoritative and accessible overview of youth crime and youth policy developments in the UK. It engages readers with key debates, examining youth crime and justice in context, and providing a critical assessment of contemporary evaluative research. The editors have produced an analysis of the processes of criminalization and contemporary patterns of youth crime, and seek to develop a formulation of youth justice for the future.

provides an authoritative and accessible overview of youth crime and youth policy developments in the UK. It engages readers with key debates, examining youth crime and justice in context, and providing a critical assessment of contemporary evaluative research. The editors have produced an analysis of the processes of criminalization and contemporary patterns of youth crime, and seek to develop a formulation of youth justice for the future.

Barry Goldson and John Muncie have brought together a leading team of experts to produce the definitive text in the area. This book, along with its companion volume Contemporary Youth Justice (edited by John Muncie and Barry Goldson) , will significantly advance the development of an emerging youth criminology.

The book is essential reading for criminology and criminal justice students, researchers, and practitioners.

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