Children and Crime in India – Causes, Narratives and Interventions

This is the final work on a study conducted with children in conflict with law. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, it offers a sociological exploration of street children in India and what pulls and pushes them into delinquency. It draws on a rich, unique data set to provide a nuanced understanding of the causes of juvenile delinquency in India and offers an international study of delinquency situated in the global context. The book widens discussions around youth crime to the Global South and speaks to academics, practitioners and social workers in child protection, and policy makers in India and in developing countries and beyond. To read more buy the book at Palgrave’s Online Shop here-

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