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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2005
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrea C Nakaya
|ISBN:||0737729457 9780737729450 0737729465 9780737729467|
|Description:||208 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||ch. 1. What are the causes of juvenile crime and violence? --
The media contribute to youth violence / pt. I: Joe Lieberman ; pt. II: Jeff McIntyre --
The media should not be blamed for youth violence / Henry Jenkins --
Single parenthood increases the risk of juvenile crime / Jennifer Roback Morse --
Inadequate child care increases the risk of juvenile crime / Sanford Newman ... et al. --
Juvenile crime can occur despite good parenting / J.E. Keeler --
Bullying is the cause of school violence / Richard Matthews --
School violence is the result of a lack of ethics and discipline in schools / Daniel G. Jennings --
Is it possible to predict what will cause a child to commit school violence? / Bill Dedman --
ch. 2. How should the criminal justice system treat juvenile offenders? --
Juvenile offenders should be eligible for the death penalty / Don Boys --
Juvenile offenders should not be eligible for the death penalty / Steven A. Drizin and Stephen K. Harper --
Adult prisons are sometimes appropriate for juveniles / James C. Backstrom --
Juveniles should not be placed in adult prisons / J. Steven Smith --
Only the most violent juvenile criminals should be tried in adult courts / Daniel L. Myers --
Juveniles should be tried in adult courts / Malcolm C. Young. ch. 3. How can juvenile crime and violence be prevented? --
Harsh punishment is the best way to prevent juvenile crime / Kenneth W. Sukhia --
Harsh punishment is not the best way to prevent juvenile crime / Laura H. Carnell --
Teachers should be armed to prevent school violence / John R. Lott Jr. --
Arming teachers is not an effective way to prevent school violence / Jacquelyn Mitchard --
Stronger security measures will make schools safer / Kenneth S. Trump --
Stronger security measures will make schools less safe / James Alan Fox and Jack Levin --
Helping juvenile offenders reenter their communities after incarceration can reduce crime / Steve Christian --
Helping juvenile offenders avoid incarceration can reduce crime / James A. Gondles Jr. --
ch. 4. How can the U.S. juvenile justice system be improved? --
The juvenile justice system must stop discriminating against minority youth / Eileen Poe-Yamagata and Michael A. Jones --
Discrimination against minority youth in the juvenile justice system is not a problem / Jared Taylor --
Mentally ill youth should not be placed in the juvenile justice system / Tammy Seltzer --
The juvenile justice system must address the needs of girls / Meda Chesney-Lind --
Privatization within the juvenile justice system must be stopped / Eyal Press and Jennifer Washburn.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor.|
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