The Second Edition of Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework aims to inform students about the latest research and the most promising and effective programs and provides a wealth of information for understanding, preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency. Key Features Examines the history of current juvenile justice system policies and practices, including the juvenile violence qepidemicq Discusses key myths about juvenile violence and the ability of the juvenile justice system to handle modern-day juvenile delinquents Applies developmental theories of juvenile delinquency to understanding how juvenile offender careers evolve Reviews effective prevention and rehabilitation programs and what does not work Presents a comprehensive framework for building a continuum of effective programs Intended Audience: This is an ideal supplementary text for undergraduate and graduate courses in juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and violent offender intervention courses. It is also essential reading for juvenile justice and social services research and development specialists.26.3 37.9 59.4 86.2 14.9 32.5 51.0 86.4 0 20 40 60 80 100 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Larger Cities Suburban Counties Smaller Cities Rural Counties Figure 6.1 Prevalence of Gang Problems in the Unitedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework|
|Author||:||James C. Howell|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2008-09-26|