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Macmillan Higher Education

Youth Justice

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Palgrave

Pages: 184
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Focus on Social Work Law

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Paperback - 9781137339348

09 April 2015

$29.99

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Ebook - 9781137339355

26 March 2015

$29.99

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This book provides social work practitioners and allied professionals with an applied understanding of the formal legislation, policy and guidance relating to young people who are considered 'at risk' of, accused of, or...

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This book provides social work practitioners and allied professionals with an applied understanding of the formal legislation, policy and guidance relating to young people who are considered 'at risk' of, accused of, or convicted of involvement in offending or anti-social behaviour.

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Key information for a range of applied and academic courses as well as practitioners
An accessible and engagig text a great starting point for students, as well as a handy refresher guide for experienced practitioners;
A portable format and learning features?to support understanding and application

1. Introduction
2. Preventing Offending and Understanding its Causes
3. Anti-social Behaviour
4. Arrest and Detention by the Police
5. In the Youth Court
6. Disposal I: Community Sentences
7. Disposal II: Custody
8. Conclusions.

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Jo Staines is Lecturer in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK.

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Jo Staines is Lecturer in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK.

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