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Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Justice( )
Author: Panel on Juvenile Crime: Prevention, Treatment, and Control,
Committee on Law and Justice,
Board on Children, Youth, and Families,
National Research Council,
Institute of Medicine,
Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Commission,
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Staff,
Publication Date:Jun 2001
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $31.00
Book Description:

Even though youth crime rates have fallen since the mid-1990s, public fear and political rhetoric over the issue have heightened. The Columbine shootings and other sensational incidents add to the furor. Often overlooked are the underlying problems of child poverty, social disadvantage, and the pitfalls inherent to adolescent decisionmaking that contribute to youth crime. From a policy standpoint, adolescent offenders are caught in the crossfire between nurturance of youth and...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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