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Juvenile crime

Author: Heidi Watkins
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: Issues that concern you.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Several articles discuss issues surrounding juvenile crime, from why it happens to what the appropriate punishment should be.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi Watkins
ISBN: 9780737749557 0737749555
OCLC Number: 535494215
Description: 129 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Juvenile crime is declining / Charles Puzzanchera --
Urban gun violence is an increasing part of juvenile crime / John Buntin --
Gang violence involving girls in increasing / Nancy Macdonald --
Violence in girls is not increasing but still warrants special attention / Margaret A. Zahn,...[et al.] --
Potential juvenile offenders should receive early intervention / Christine Siefried --
Many juvenile offenders need longer sentences in juvenile facilities / Julie Bykowicz --
Some juvenile detention centers rely too much on force / Irene Jay Liu --
Incarceration is not the answer for juvenile offenders with behavioral health disorders / Diana Mahoney --
An adult life sentence without parole is appropriate for some juvenile offenders / Matthew T. Mangino --
A life sentence without parole is not appropriate for juvenile offenders / Human Rights Watch --
A restorative justice system yields positive results / David J. Hines --
Teen courts yield positive results / Ritchie Eppink and Scott Peterson.
Series Title: Issues that concern you.
Responsibility: Heidi Watkins, book editor.

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Several articles discuss issues surrounding juvenile crime, from why it happens to what the appropriate punishment should be.
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