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Durham Law School

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Publication details for Professor Thom Brooks

Brooks, Thom (2014). Juvenile Offending. Farnham: Ashgate.
  • Publication type: Edited book

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Tackling juvenile offending has become a key part of crime reduction strategies. The articles selected for this volume examine juvenile offending from various critical perspectives and represent the work of the most influential international figures in the field. The issues addressed include: the different needs and perspectives of youth offenders; whether offenders should be treated differently from others because of their age; recommendations of policy changes; identification of risk factors; issues surrounding the sentencing of juvenile offenders; and the relevance of restorative justice.