Youth crime

Assignment question that needs to be answered:

Critically discuss the ‘pros’ and ‘cons’ of having a ‘justice model’ for young offenders in England and Wales Criminal Justice System.

 

Harvard style of referencing

Guideline on how the assignment should be set out

Start by defining the key terms within this question so for example:

What is a justice model?

What is the definition of young offenders?

Pros and cons of justice model and ensure critiques are applied

I have to adhere to the learning outcomes, therefore i will be attaching to the email or attachments following journals for theories and perspectives that have to be used! The learning outcomes need to be covered throughout the assignment!!

ASSIGNMENT BRIEF!!!

LEARNING OUTCOMES THAT NEED TO BE AHERED TO!!!

Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this module will be able to:

1. DEMONSTRATE both a critical knowledge and understanding of the theoretical perspectives in relation to youth crime. 

2. DEVELOP analytical and critical skills relating to political, policy, and media responses to youth crime. 

3. IDENTIFY the key issues, policies, processes and institutions with respect to youth crime and the treatment of young offenders. 

4. EXAMINE, EVALUATE & DISCUSS research and case studies covered within the module in relation to youth crime and youth justice.

BOOKS THAT HAVE TO BE USED THROUGHOUT MY WORK!

Youth Crime/Youth Justice

 Case, S & Haines, K (2009) Understanding Youth Offending: Risk Factor, policy, and practice, Cullompton: Willan.

 Muncie, J & Hughes, G & McLaughlin, E (2002) Youth Justice: Key Readings, London: Sage.

Muncie, J (2015) Youth Crime, London: Sage.

Stephenson, M & Giller, H & Brown, S (2011) Effective Practice in Youth Justice, Oxon: Routledge.

 Smith, R (2003) Youth Justice: Ideas, policy, practice, Cullompton: Willan. 

JOURNALS

Cromer, G. (2004) ‘Children from Good Homes” Moral Panic about Middle-Class Delinquency’, British Journal of Criminology, 44 391-400. Curry, D. (2004) ‘Gangs: A High Price to Pay for Belonging’, Criminal Justice Matters, 55 (1) 12-13.

Gray, P. (2005) ‘Politics of Risk and Young Offenders’ Experiences of Social Exclusion and Restorative Justice, British Journal of Criminology, 45, 938-957.

 

Maruna, S. & Matravers, M. (2007) Criminology and the Person. Theoretical Criminology, 11(4), 427-442. 

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