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Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa : a holistic approach

Author: Christiaan Bezuidenhout; Sandra Jeroma Joubert
Publisher: Hatfield, Pretoria : Van Schaik, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Theories on causation and prevention of juvenile misbehaviour for students to evaluate and apply to assess the phenomenon as it occurs in South Africa and compare what is happening locally to similar  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christiaan Bezuidenhout; Sandra Jeroma Joubert
ISBN: 9780627027475 0627027474
OCLC Number: 208848630
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 4 8
Description: xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Youth misbehaviour: its nature, extent, related risk factors and explanations --
Introduction and terminology dilemma --
A historical perspective of the youth offender --
The nature and extent of child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa --
Criminogenic risk factors for youth offenders --
The sociomoral redirection of troubled youth --
Traditional theoretical explanations for youth misbehaviour --
Contemporary theoretical explanations for youth misbehaviour --
A historical review of approaches to understanding female youth misbehaviour --
Youth in contact with criminal justice --
The prevention and control of youth misbehaviour in South Africa --
Diversion programmes --
Juvenile offenders in South African criminal law --
Current policy and practice, and future prospects --
Evidence-based research pertaining to youth at risk --
Child trafficking in South Africa --
Child prostitution --
The impact of HIV/Aids on the participation of children in crime --
Concluding thoughts.
Responsibility: Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Sandra Joubert (editors).
Local System Bib Number:
u935407
(Sirsi) i9780627027475
(Sirsi) 1191694
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