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Youth violence : sources and solutions in South Africa

Author: Catherine L Ward; Amelia Van der Merwe; Andrew Dawes
Publisher: Claremont [South Africa] : UCT Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Youth violence: Sources and solutions in South Africa thoroughly and carefully reviews the evidence for risk and protective factors that influence the likelihood of young people acting aggressively.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine L Ward; Amelia Van der Merwe; Andrew Dawes
ISBN: 9781919895871 1919895876
OCLC Number: 780137744
Description: xv, 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Youth violence in South Africa: setting the scene / Catherine L. Ward, Andrew Dawes & Richard Matzopoulos --
Gender, class, 'race' and violence / Don Foster --
The development of youth violence: an ecological understanding / Amelia van der Merwe, Andrew Dawes & Catherine L. Ward --
The situation of the youth in South Africa / Saadhna Panday [and others] --
Preventing the development of youth violence in the early years: implications for South African practice / Mark Tomlinson, Andrew Dawes & Alan J. Flisher --
School-based youth violence prevention interventions / Aník Gevers & Alan J. Flisher --
Interventions for out-of-school contexts / Lisa Wegner & Linda Caldwell --
Intervening with youths in gangs / Adam Cooper & Catherine L. Ward --
Youthful sex offending: the South African context, risks and effective management / Amelia van der Merwe, Ulrich Meys & Samantha Waterhouse --
Screen media violence and the socialisation of young viewers / Jane Stadler --
Interventions for young offenders: what we know about what 'works' in diversion programmes / Amelia van der Merwe & Andrew Dawes --
Addressing youth violence in cities and neighbourhoods / Margaret Shaw --
The South African context: future directions in research and practice / Amelia van der Merwe, Andrew Dawes & Catherine L. Ward.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine L. Ward, Amelia van der Merwe, Andrew Dawes.
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"On the one hand, the book is indeed about youth violence in South Africa and does, as promised, focus on both likely sources and potential solutions, but it actually does a lot more than that . . . Read more...

 
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