Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (Fourth Edition)

Posted: 4 Jan 2013

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Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Rob White

University of Tasmania

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

This latest edition provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of the main concepts and issues of juvenile justice in a way that is simple and descriptive, yet reflective and critical. Highlights of the current edition include: coverage of detention and community corrections, crime prevention, and restorative justice. The book reflects a positive shift towards considering the basic rights of young people. It further encourages readers to think critically about the principles, policies, and practices of juvenile justice.

Keywords: juvenile justice, principles, policies, practices

Suggested Citation

Cunneen, Chris and White, Rob, Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (Fourth Edition) (2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2195836

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

Rob White

University of Tasmania ( email )

French Street
Sandy Bay
Tasmania, 7250
Australia

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