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Youth Justice: Critical Readings

by John Muncie Gordon Hughes and Eugene McLaughlin SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
03/2002
ISBN:
9780761949145
Format:
Pbk 476 pages
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The Reader brings together for the first time the most influential international contributors to the emergent field of youth justice studies.

The Reader provides:

· a critical introduction to the intellectual reframing of the history, theory, policy and practice of youth justice.

· an essential resource of key debates and controversies from across the range of disciplines engaged in the study of youth in the social sciences

· editorial essays at the beginning of each substantive section of the

volume

· specially commissioned chapters at the end of each section, which place the readings in their theoretical and historical context.

The Reader will be the set text for D864 'Youth justice, penalty and social control' at the Open University.

Modes of Youth Governance - John Muncie and Gordon Hughes
Political Rationalities, Criminalization and Resistance
PART ONE: FOLK DEVILS: CONSTRUCTIONS AND RECONSTRUCTIONS OF YOUTH AND CRIME
Constructions and Reconstructions of British Childhood - Harry Hendrick
An Interpretative Survey, 1800 to the Present
Youth Crime and Moral Decline - Geoffrey Pearson
Permissiveness and Tradition
Lesser Breeds Without the Law - Paul Gilroy
Rethinking Moral Panic for Multi-Mediated Social Worlds - Angela McRobbie and Sarah Thornton
The Vilification and Pleasures of Youthful Transgression - Keith Hayward
PART TWO: THE ORIGINS OF YOUTH JUSTICE
Innocence and Experience - Margaret May
The Evolution of the Concept of Juvenile Delinquency in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Invention of Juvenile Delinquency in Early Nineteenth-Century England - Susan Magarey
The Three Rs - Repression, Rescue and Rehabilitation Ideologies of Control for Working-Class Youth - John Clarke
The Government of a Generation - Peter Rush
The Subject of Juvenile Delinquency
Reforming the Juvenile - Heather Shore
Gender, Justice and the Child Criminal in Nineteenth-Century England
PART THREE: POSITIVISM AND WELFARISM
The Triumph of Benevolence - Anthony Platt
The Origins of the Juvenile Justice System in the United States
Penal Strategies in a Welfare State - David Garland
On the Decriminalization of English Juvenile Courts - Anthony Bottoms
Children's Hearings and Children in Trouble - Janice McGhee, Lorraine Waterhouse and Bill Whyte
Restorative Youth Jusitce - Loraine Gelsthorpe and Allison Morris
The Last Vestiges of Welfare?
PART FOUR: JUSTICE, DIVERSION AND RIGHTS
Wider, Stronger and Different Nets - James Austin and Barry Krisberg
The Dialectics of Criminal Justice Reform
Justice, Retribution and Children - Stewart Asquith
Whose Justice? The Politics of Juvenile Control - John Clarke
`Troublesome Girls' - Annie Hudson
Towards Alternative Definitions and Policies
Challenging the Criminalization of Children and Young People - Phil Scraton and Deena Haydon
Securing a Rights-based Agenda
PART FIVE: DETENTION AND RETRIBUTION
Failure Never Matters - John Muncie
Detention Centres and the Politics of Deterrence
The Boot Camp and the Limits of Modern Penality - Jonathan Simon
The Reductionist Agenda - Andrew Rutherford
The Future of Imprisonment - Thomas Mathiesen
New Punitiveness - Barry Goldson
The Politics of Child Incarceration
PART SIX: RISK MANAGMENT AND PREVENTION
Corporatism - John Pratt
The Third Model of Juvenile Justice
The End of an Era - John Pitts
Understanding and Preventing Youth Crime - David Farrington
Expanding Realms of the New Penology - Kimberley Kempf-Leonard and Elicka Peterson
The Advent of Actuarial Justice for Juveniles
The Contemporary Politics of Youth Crime Prevention - Tim Newburn

`This is a valuable student text; carefully collated and with an abuntant array of material... and will surely become a widely used course reader. For the practitioner and general reader it is a book to dip into, a means to access debates and remind oneself of the ebb and flow of policy' - Youth Justice



`An excellent reader. It contains all the basic ingredients of a superb teaching book with the qualities of a thought-provoking text.... Should be required reading for all students of criminal justice policy and it will be a valuable teaching resource for all those involved in the delivery of courses on young people, justice and punishment' - Punishment and Society

John Muncie : The Open University, Gordon Hughes : The Open University, Eugene McLaughlin : The Open University