A very interesting and well written book. Some of the cases are very sad, especially the Jamie Bulger and Mary Bell cases. If you work in this field, as I do, you come across this kind of behaviour regularly. Though not very often to the extent of murder. I find in my work with most children who offend that once you start to look into their homelife you will find neglect, cruelty, harshness and abuse, time and time again. It's a thread that runs through most of these cases, though not all. It will go on and on as there are thousands and thousands of children living a nightmare life and some of them will eventually snap!
If you have an interest in why some children kill others, read this book. It may help you understand why some children and young people offend.
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