Canada's approach to young offenders has undergone a series of major transformations in recent years. Youth crime has re-emerged as a central issue in political and social debates. This completely revised and updated edition of the popular criminology text draws upon the highly successful format of the original Youth Injustice. It delivers cutting edge research and debates in the field.
About the authors
Thomas O'Reilly-Fleming graduated with first class standing from University College, the University of Toronto. He holds an M.A. from Toronto's Centre of Criminology and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He has taught at Grant MacEwan College, the London School of Economics, York University, Trent University and the University of Toronto. He now teaches at the University of Windsor. His other books include Deviant Designations (1987), The New Criminologies in Canada (1985), Youth Injustice (1993), and The 'Right' Rules (1993). He has published numerous articles in the area of criminology and is a frequent commentator on crime and deviance issues in the media.
Patricia O'Reilly is Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and School of Public Administration, Ryerson Polytechnic University.