Youth and Crime

Welcome to the companion website for the fourth edition of Youth and Crime by John Muncie.

This website offers a wide range of free teaching and learning resources, including:

For Students:

  • Annotated links to online reading including websites, blogs and reports

For Instructors:

  • PowerPoint Slides to accompany each chapter

 

About the fourth edition:

This book provides you with the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of youth crime and youth justice available.

Keeping you abreast of contemporary debates, this fourth edition of Youth and Crime :

  • Includes updated chapters on youth crime discourse and data, youth victimology, youth and social policy, youth justice strategies and comparative and international youth justice, providing a critical analysis of issues such as institutional abuse, child poverty, cyberbullying, child trafficking, international children's rights and transnational policy transfer.
  • Covers numerous issues raised by the UK coalition government’s law and order and austerity policies including ages of criminal responsibility, the ‘rehabilitation revolution’, ‘troubled families’, abolition of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs), initiatives in gangs, gun and knife crime, responses to the August 2011 riots, prospects for restorative justice and reductions in child imprisonment.
  • Keeps you up to date with contemporary research into explanations of youth crime, youth and media, youth cultures, youth unemployment and training programmes, and youth justice policies and takes into account recent legislative reform.

 Complete with chapter outlines, summary boxes, key terms, study questions, further reading lists, web-based resources and a glossary, this is the textbook to take you through your studies in youth and crime. 

 

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