ABSTRACT

Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime control. Juvenile Justice: International Perspectiv

chapter 1|24 pages

Introduction: Juvenile Justice in the International Arena

ByJOHN A. WINTERDYK

chapter 2|30 pages

Of Justice and Juveniles in Austria: Achievements and Challenges

ByKARIN BRUCKMÜLLER, STEFAN SCHUMANN

chapter 3|34 pages

Youth Justice and Youth Crime in Australia

ByMICHAEL O’CONNELL AND ELIZABETH O’CONNELL

chapter 4|18 pages

Administration of Juvenile Justice in Brazil: Recent Advances and Remaining Challenges

ByALINE YAMAMOTO, JULIANA CARDOSO BENEDETTI, KARYNA BATISTA SPOSATO, MARISA MENESES DE ANDRADE, AND NATÁLIA LAGO

chapter 5|30 pages

Juvenile Justice and Young Offenders: A Canadian Overview

ByJOHN A. WINTERDYK, ANNE MILLER

chapter 6|26 pages

China’s Juvenile Justice: A System in Transition

ByRUOHUI ZHAO, HONGWEI ZHANG, JIANHONG LIU

chapter 7|16 pages

The Iranian Juvenile Criminal Justice System: An Overview

ByTAHMOORES BASHIRIYEH AND MOHAMMAD ALI RAJAB

chapter 8|30 pages

Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Crime: An Overview of Japan

ByYOKOYAMA MINORU

chapter 9|30 pages

Child Justice in Namibia: Back to Square One?

BySTEFAN SCHULZ

chapter 10|24 pages

Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Crime in the Netherlands

ByHENK B. FERWERDA

chapter 11|32 pages

The Scottish Juvenile Justice System: Policy and Practice

ByLESLEY McARA AND SUSAN McVIE

chapter 12|26 pages

Juvenile Justice in Slovakia

ByDAGMAR KUSA, ANNE M. NURSE

chapter 13|22 pages

South Africa’s New Child Justice System

ByANN SKELTON AND R. MORGAN COURTENAY

chapter 14|26 pages

Juvenile Justice: England and Wales

ByLORAINE GELSTHORPE, VICKY KEMP

chapter 15|26 pages

Juvenile Justice in the United States

ByPETER J. BENEKOS, ALIDA V. MERLO