Books tagged: juvenile delinquency

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Two Boys, Similar Backgrounds: One Goes To Prison and One Does Not: Why?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This article tells the stories of two boys who grew up in the same middle-class neighborhood. One went to prison and the other did not. What were the differences in these two lives?
The NEATS: A Child & Family Assessment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book describes five areas of human functioning that are fundamental to child and family development. They are neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, and self-regulation. Parents and professionals will find this handbook helpful as they work together to promote children's optimal development. Includes case studies to illustrate main points.
Leading Chaos: An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
Shattered Relations Recounting the death of Kiwane Carrington
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
On October 9, 2009, 15 year old Kiwane Carrington was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer from the Champaign Police Department. This is the recounting of the news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor published by The News-Gazette reporting on and reacting to that fateful incident. In the retelling, the need to repair the shattered police community relationship is revealed.
alias Kraut a Braji Short Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A short short postscript to the novel Braji that continues the character portrait of Kraut and provides a glimpse into his life after Brajilliana.
Escape From Critical Confusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
Cornflakes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ghenero finds herself leading a life that brings her into a grave situation. It could easily be pinned on her naivety, but the story runs way deeper than that...'What was it about these packs of cornflakes that I have to travel hundreds of kilometres to deliver them?'
The Juvenile Justice System; A Mother's Battle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This book speaks to parents who are caught between making their child accountable for their crimes while also protecting them from the mishaps and atrocities that too easily occur in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System. A Mother's Battle will take you through the process of making your voice heard in the court room. Learn what really goes on with many state programs that claim to be subsidized.
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.