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Title Juvenile crime and justice / general editor, William J. Chambliss

Publisher Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2011
 1st Floor Treatise  HV9069 .J865 2011    AVAILABLE
Call # HV9069 .J865 2011
Description xv, 336 p. ; 24 cm
Series Key issues in crime and punishment ; [v.5]
Key issues in crime and punishment
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Presents arguments both in favor of and opposed to various treatments, programs, and punishments, examining issues such as youth curfews, juveniles in adult courts, legal representation for juveniles, juvenile boot camps, group homes, and out-of-home placement
Contents Introduction: Juvenile crime and justice / William J. Chambliss -- Age of responsibility -- Alternative schools -- At-risk youth -- Boot camps -- Curfews -- Death penalty for juvenile offenders -- Group homes -- Juvenile detention facilities -- Juvenile gangs and delinquency -- Juvenile offenders in adult courts -- Juveniles in adult correctional facilities -- Legal representation -- Out-of-home placement -- Parental responsibility laws -- Racial disparities -- Scared straight programs -- School violence -- Sentencing options -- Serious and violent juvenile offenders -- Treatment and rehabilitation
Notes Black Brown
Subject Juvenile delinquency
Law enforcement
Criminal justice, Administration of
Alt Author Chambliss, William J
ISBN 9781412978583 (hbk.)


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