Global Perspectives on Social Issues

Global Perspectives on Social Issues : Juvenile Justice Systems

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Global Perspectives on Social Issues: Juvenile Justice Systems is an attempt to characterize juvenile offenders in twenty-five nations in North America, South America, Western, and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Each chapter represents a fact sheet and contemporary report on juvenile justice systems in the eight different regions of the world.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 408.24g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739107305
  • 9780739107300

About Rita J. Simon

RIta J. Simon is University Professor in the School of Public Affairs and the Washington College of Law at American University. Paola Zalkind is a recent graduate of American University.show more

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Well-referenced, well-written, and adequately indexed...Recommended. CHOICEshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 North America (United States of America and Canada) Chapter 3 South America (Chile and Colombia) Chapter 4 Western Europe (United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, and Sweden) Chapter 5 Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland, Romania, and Hungary) Chapter 6 The Middle East (Israel, Egypt, Iran, and Syria) Chapter 7 Africa (South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria) Chapter 8 Asia (India, China, and Japan) Chapter 9 Australia Chapter 10 Conclusionshow more