The New Politics of Youth Crime
Discipline or Solidarity?
By (author) John Pitts
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New Politics of Youth Crime by John Pitts
Book DescriptionThe New Politics of Youth Crime argues that the centrality of 'law and order' to the New Labour project has generated a youth justice strategy which threatens to deepen the problems it purports to solve. Analysing the profound changes in UK youth crime in the 1980s, this book posits the French Social Prevention Initiative of the 1980s as an alternative model for a genuinely 'joined-up', social democratic response to the increasingly complex problem of youth crime in Europe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333692011
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Pitts
JOHN PITTS is Vauxhall Professor of Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Luton. His publications include The Politics of Juvenile Crime (1988), Working with Young Offenders (1999), Developing Services for Young People in Crisis (1991), Preventing School Bullying (1995) and Positive Residential Practice: Learning the Lessons of the 1990s. John Pitts is chair of the board of Social Work in Europe, contributes the Youth Crime and Youth Justice section to the journal Research Matters and is a board member of the UNESCO journal Juvenile Justice Worldwide.
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