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Review of 'Laying Down the Criminal Law : A Handbook for Youth Workers'

Dwyer, Angela E. (2011) Review of 'Laying Down the Criminal Law : A Handbook for Youth Workers'. Youth Studies Australia, 30(1), p. 6.

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Abstract

This third edition of Laying down the criminal law: A handbook for youth workers is essential to understanding young people’s experiences with criminal justice in Queensland. The text comprises detailed scenarios of situations where a young person would have contact with the system, and young people ‘in trouble’ (for example, being excluded from school). The text discusses how workers support the young person in talking to police, going to court, or being a victim of crime. One scenario notes how a youth worker responds to 15 year old Stephen staying at a youth shelter after leaving home and having contact with police. Scenarios are supplemented with information about confidentiality and negligence, and how workers consider these concepts supporting young people...

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ID Code: 41084
Item Type: Review
Keywords: young people, criminal justice system, youth work
ISSN: 1038-2569
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
Deposited On: 04 Apr 2011 08:31
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2013 17:43

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