Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence (Hardback)James C. Howell (author)
Hardback 261 Pages / Published: 10/09/1997
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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.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 261
Weight: 677 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 15 mm
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