Child justice administration in Africa / Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha.

By: Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha, 1972- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Description: 1 online resource (274 pages) onlineContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783030190156; 3030190153Subject(s): Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Africa | Juvenile delinquents -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa | Children's rights -- Africa | LAW -- Essays | LAW -- General Practice | LAW -- Jurisprudence | LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism | LAW -- Practical Guides | LAW -- Reference | Children's rights | Juvenile delinquents -- Legal status, laws, etc | Juvenile justice, Administration of | AfricaGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Child Justice Administration in Africa.DDC classification: 364.3609669 LOC classification: KQC992.6 | .A923 2020KQC79Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Table of Cases; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1 Background; 2 Methodology; 2.1 The Doctrinal Method; 2.2 The Non-doctrinal Method; 3 Limitation; References; Chapter 2 Understanding the Concept of Child Delinquency in the Administration of Child Justice; 1 Introduction; 2 The Concept of Childhood; 3 Theory of Child Delinquency; 3.1 Naturalism Theory; 3.2 Demonology Theory; 3.3 Classical/Free-Will Theory; 3.4 Biological Theory; 3.5 Psychological Theory; 3.6 Sociological Theory
4 Causes of Child Delinquency and the Sociological Theory4.1 Parental Neglect; 4.2 Child Abuse and Trauma; 4.3 Peer Pressure; 4.4 School and Community Influence; 4.5 Urbanisation Influence; 4.6 Media Influence; 4.7 Availability of Drugs and Alcohol; 4.8 Accessibility to Firearms; 5 Preventive Mechanisms for Child Delinquency; 5.1 Assistance to Parents in Dealing with Early Behaviour Problems; 5.2 Education and Public Opinion on the Rights of Children; 5.3 Social Work in the Schools; 5.4 Community Influences and Leisure-Time Activities; 6 Conclusion; References
Chapter 3 The Nature of Child Justice Administration1 Introduction; 2 Historical Development of Child Justice Administration; 2.1 Nigerian Child Justice Administration; 2.2 South African Child Justice Administration; 3 Theories of Child Justice Administration; 3.1 The Punitive Objective; 3.2 The Supportive/Caring Objective; 4 Procedural Processes on Child Justice Administration; 4.1 Apprehension or Referral; 4.2 Intake by the Police; 4.3 Intake by the Social Welfare; 4.4 Procedure for Adjudication in Juvenile/Family/Children/Child Justice Court; 4.4.1 Legal Representation
4.4.2 Waiver of Counsel4.4.3 Disposition/Dismissal; 4.4.4 Placement of Child Offender; 5 The Uniqueness of Child Justice Administration; 6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 International and Regional Legal Framework on Child Justice Administration; 1 Introduction; 2 International Legal Instruments for Juvenile Justice Administration; 2.1 The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules) 1985; 2.2 The United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (The Riyadh Guidelines) 1990
2.3 The United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty 19902.4 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989; 3 The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) (African Child Rights Charter) 1990; 4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Legal and Institutional Frameworks on Child Justice Administration in Nigeria; 1 Introduction; 2 The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999; 3 The Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA); 4 The Child Rights Act 2003; 5 The Criminal Code Act and Criminal Procedure Act
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Table of Cases; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1 Background; 2 Methodology; 2.1 The Doctrinal Method; 2.2 The Non-doctrinal Method; 3 Limitation; References; Chapter 2 Understanding the Concept of Child Delinquency in the Administration of Child Justice; 1 Introduction; 2 The Concept of Childhood; 3 Theory of Child Delinquency; 3.1 Naturalism Theory; 3.2 Demonology Theory; 3.3 Classical/Free-Will Theory; 3.4 Biological Theory; 3.5 Psychological Theory; 3.6 Sociological Theory

4 Causes of Child Delinquency and the Sociological Theory4.1 Parental Neglect; 4.2 Child Abuse and Trauma; 4.3 Peer Pressure; 4.4 School and Community Influence; 4.5 Urbanisation Influence; 4.6 Media Influence; 4.7 Availability of Drugs and Alcohol; 4.8 Accessibility to Firearms; 5 Preventive Mechanisms for Child Delinquency; 5.1 Assistance to Parents in Dealing with Early Behaviour Problems; 5.2 Education and Public Opinion on the Rights of Children; 5.3 Social Work in the Schools; 5.4 Community Influences and Leisure-Time Activities; 6 Conclusion; References

Chapter 3 The Nature of Child Justice Administration1 Introduction; 2 Historical Development of Child Justice Administration; 2.1 Nigerian Child Justice Administration; 2.2 South African Child Justice Administration; 3 Theories of Child Justice Administration; 3.1 The Punitive Objective; 3.2 The Supportive/Caring Objective; 4 Procedural Processes on Child Justice Administration; 4.1 Apprehension or Referral; 4.2 Intake by the Police; 4.3 Intake by the Social Welfare; 4.4 Procedure for Adjudication in Juvenile/Family/Children/Child Justice Court; 4.4.1 Legal Representation

4.4.2 Waiver of Counsel4.4.3 Disposition/Dismissal; 4.4.4 Placement of Child Offender; 5 The Uniqueness of Child Justice Administration; 6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 International and Regional Legal Framework on Child Justice Administration; 1 Introduction; 2 International Legal Instruments for Juvenile Justice Administration; 2.1 The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules) 1985; 2.2 The United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (The Riyadh Guidelines) 1990

2.3 The United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty 19902.4 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989; 3 The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) (African Child Rights Charter) 1990; 4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Legal and Institutional Frameworks on Child Justice Administration in Nigeria; 1 Introduction; 2 The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999; 3 The Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA); 4 The Child Rights Act 2003; 5 The Criminal Code Act and Criminal Procedure Act

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