Juvenile Crime and Delinquency
A Turn of the Century ReaderBook - 2000
Juvenile Crime and Delinquency situates the field of Canadian youth justice historically, cross culturally, theoretically, and politically through a collection of articles by Canadian, British, Australian, and American authors. The major theme in this collection is the tension between juvenile justice policies and soical welfare policies. The articles provide exposure to a variety of perspectives by representing selections from both academic and popular writers. Topics addressed include child saving, moral panics, youth culture, and girl violence, as well as juvenile crime prevention and the ongoing reform of the youth justice system.