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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
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|Description:||129 pages : color illustrations, color 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 [and others] --
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.|
Several articles discuss issues surrounding juvenile crime, from why it happens to what the appropriate punishment should be.
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