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Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence - James C. Howell

Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780761903734
Number Of Pages: 261

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Comprehensive and detailed, this book provides information on: the history of the United States' response to juvenile delinquency; the increasing seriousness of the problem; and the public policies available to deal with it. James C Howell cites the pressing need for a clearer understanding of the risk factors for youth violence. Long-term solutions such as the development of more effective prevention programmes, better-matched offender//treatment programmes, and a more cost effective juvenile justice system are also discussed. Extensive figures and tables are included.

Juvenile Reform Movements
Landmark Federal Legislation
Who's To Blame for Violent Crime
Juvenile Delinquency Trends and Juvenile Justice System Responses
Youth Gang Homicides, Drug Trafficking and Program Interventions
Risk Factors for Youth Violence
The Case for Developmental Criminology
A Comprehensive Strategy
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ISBN: 9780761903734
ISBN-10: 0761903739
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 261
Published: 1st September 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.68