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` Youth Crime and Justice presents a detailed and comprehensive critical analysis of evidence from leading national and international scholars. As such it provides a powerful antidote to the excesses of contemporary correctionalism' - Professor Andrew Rutherford, University of Southampton. ` Youth Crime and Justice is the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection on the market today. A must for all researchers, teachers and students of youth justice' - Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science and President of the British Society of Criminology. For the first time, leading national and international scholars have been brought together to engage explicity with a comprehensive critical assessment of the relation between 'evidence' and contemporary youth justice policy formation. This book, along with its companion volume Comparative Youth Justice (edited by John Muncie and Barry Goldson) , will significantly advance the development of an emerging 'youth criminology'. The book is essential reading for criminology and criminal justice students, researchers and practitioners. Contributors' Affiliations: Tim Bateman is a Senior Policy Development Officer with Nacro, a UK-based crime reduction agency. Chris Cunneen is Professor of Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney. Matthew Follett is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Leicester. Loraine Gelsthorpe is a Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. Barry Goldson is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool, England. Kevin Haines is Head of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Swansea. Lynn Hancock is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool. Harry Hendrick is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern Denmark. Gordon Hughes is Professor of Criminology at the International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research at the Open University. Fergus McNeill is a Senior Lecturer at the Glasgow School of Social Work, Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde. Phil Mizen is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Warwick. John Muncie is Professor of Criminology and Co-Director of the International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research at the Open University. David O'Mahony is a Senior Lecturer in Youth Justice at the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast. Gilly Sharpe is a Doctoral Research Student at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. David Smith is Professor of Criminology at Lancaster University. Roger Smith is a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Leicester. Colin Webster is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Teesside. Rob White is Professor of Sociology and Head of the School of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Tasmania

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