Values in youth justice: practice approaches to welfare and justice for young people in UK jurisdictions

Authored by: Bill Whyte

Youth Justice Handbook

Print publication date:  October  2009
Online publication date:  February  2014

Print ISBN: 9781843927174
eBook ISBN: 9781315820064
Adobe ISBN: 9781317821755


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Approaches to dealing with children and young people who break the law vary much more widely in the UK than the equivalent justice systems for adults. In addition to cultural and institutional differences, youth systems vary in their structures and age jurisdiction as well as in the underlying normative and value assumptions underpinning policy and practice.

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