Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence
Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence
Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence

  • Publish Date: 1997-07-29
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: James C. Howell

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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.

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