xviii, 478 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Oñati international series in law and society.
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword on behalf of the Danish Institute for Human Rights / Morten Kjaerum Introduction / Eric L. Jensen, Jorgen Jepsen sect. 1. The practicality of human rights-based juvenile justice systems for diverse nations. Juvenile justice : the 'unwanted child' : why the potential of the convention on the rights of the child is not being realized, and what we can do about it / Bruce Abramson ; Support for the implementation of humane responses to children in conflict with the law in DIHR partner countries / Charlotte Flindt Pedersen ; Regional co-operation and the spread of new ideas and practices / Adam Stapleton ; The South African Child Justice Bill : transition as opportunity / Ann Skelton sect. 2. Juvenile justice systems. An historical overview of the American juvenile justice system / Eric L. Jensen ; The new Spanish penal system on delinquency / Jose Luis de la Cuesta ; Juvenile justice in Germany / Frieder Dunkel ; The juvenile justice system in Poland / Krzysztof Krajewski ; Responses to juvenile crime : the Swedish system / Jerzy Sarnecki ; Juvenile justice in Denmark : from social welfare to repression / Jorgen Jepsen ; Juvenile justice in Nepal : an overview / Kishor Silwal sect. 3. Learning from the experiences of diverse models. The role of the police within the Spanish juvenile justice system : the results of legal reform in Catalonia / Lola Valles ; Achieving positive results with serious juvenile offenders in a reintegrative framework : strategies essential for rehabilitative effectiveness with the intensive aftercare program (IAP) model / Troy L. Armstrong ; Exploring traditional cultural mechanisms of conflict resolution in American Indian communities / Barbara Mendenhall, James Dumesnil ; The juvenile justice forums of Malawi : a case study of the Lilongwe juvenile justice forum / Desmond Kaunda ; Combining juvenile justice with family law reform in Serbia / Ivana Stevanovic ; The inherent tension of social welfare and criminal social control : policy lessons from the American juvenile court experience / Barry C. Feld ; Conclusions : themes, trends, and challenges / Eric L. Jensen, Jorgen Jepsen.
Papers from a conference held in Oñati, Spain at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in June 2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.