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Young adult offenders : lost in transition?

Author: Friedrich Lösel; A E Bottoms; David P Farrington
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series: Cambridge criminal justice series.
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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. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between 'youth' and 'adulthood' is not appropriate in modern societies. For example, important developmental tasks such as finishing one's education, finding regular work and the foundation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Lösel; A E Bottoms; David P Farrington
ISBN: 9781136469589 1136469583
OCLC Number: 804661667
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Contributor biographies; Foreword; 1 Introduction; 2 Young adult offenders in juvenile and criminal justice systems in Europe; 3 Youth, alcohol and aggression; 4 Childhood risk factors for young adult offending: onset and persistence; 5 Young adult offenders in custodial institutions: vulnerability, relationships and risks; 6 What works in correctional treatment and rehabilitation for young adults?; 7 Young women in transition: from offending to desistance. 8 Perceptions of the criminal justice system among young adult would-be desisters9 Lost in transition? A view from the Youth Justice Board; 10 Young adults in the English criminal justice system: the policy challenges; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge criminal justice series.
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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