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Working with Young Offenders By John Pitts

Working with Young Offenders by John Pitts

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Summary

This book offers a comprehensive and critical account of the changes introduced into the UK youth justice system by the 1998 Crime and Disorder legislation, and its implications for youth justice managers and professionals.

Working with Young Offenders Summary

Working with Young Offenders by John Pitts

This book offers a comprehensive and critical account of the changes introduced into the UK youth justice system by the 1998 Crime and Disorder legislation, and its implications for youth justice managers and professionals. It identifies strategies for the practitioner that address the impact of crime, the social predicament of the young offender and the effectiveness of formal and informal mechanisms of social control and social support, thereby showing ways of coming to grips with one of the most serious problems besetting the poorest members of our society.

About John Pitts

JOHN PITTS is Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Director of the Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime at the University of Luton. He is chair of the editorial board of the journal, Social Work in Europe, a board member and contributor to the 'Youth Crime and Youth Justice' section of the journal, Research Matters, and an editorial board member of the UNICEF journal, Juvenile Justice International. He is the author of many publications, including The Probation Handbook and Discipline or Solidarity: The New Politics of Juvenile Crime.

Table of Contents

The Politics of Policy.- Youth Crime in the UK.- Working in the Youth Justice System: From Arrest to Prosecution.- Working in the Youth Justice System: the Youth Court.- Writing Pre-Sentence Reports.- Working with Young Offenders.- Preventing Youth Crime I: Primary and Secondary Prevention.- Preventing Youth Crime II: Tertiary or Criminality Prevention.- Working with Young Offenders in Custody

Additional information

GOR002533351
9780333682654
0333682653
Working with Young Offenders by John Pitts
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1999-10-25
184
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