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Young adult offenders : lost in transition?

Author: Friedrich Lösel; A E Bottoms; David P Farrington
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Cambridge criminal justice series, 8.
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This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. Young adults aged 18-21 are at the peak age for offending, but they have been neglected in comparison with youngpeople under 18; they have few programmes designed especially for them and are increasingly being held in adult prisons rather than Young Offender Institutions. This  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Lösel; A E Bottoms; David P Farrington
ISBN: 9781843922711 1843922711 9780203128510 0203128516
OCLC Number: 746619341
Description: xv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Friedrich Lösel, Anthony Bottoms and David P. Farrington --
Young adult offenders in juvenile and criminal justice systems in Europe / Frieder Dünkel and Ineke Pruin --
Youth, alcohol and aggression / Mary McMurran --
Childhood risk factors for young adult offending : onset and persistence / David P. Farrington --
Young adult offenders in custodial institutions : vulnerability, relationships and risks / Alison Liebling --
What works in correctional treatment and rehabilitation for young adults? / Friedrich Lösel --
Young women in transition : from offending to desistance / Monica Barry --
Perceptions of the criminal justice system among young adult would-be desisters / Joanna Shapland, Anthony Bottoms and Grant Muir --
Lost in transition? A view from the Youth Justice Board / Rod Morgan --
Young adults in the English criminal justice system : the policy challenges / Rob Allen.
Series Title: Cambridge criminal justice series, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Friedrich Lösel, Anthony Bottoms and David P. Farrington.
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Young adults aged 18-21 are at the peak age for offending, but they have been neglected in comparison with young people under 18, they have few programmes designed specially for them, and they are  Read more...

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