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Youth violence and delinquency : monsters and myths

Author: Marilyn D McShane; Franklin P Williams
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Series: Criminal justice, delinquency, and corrections.; Praeger perspectives.
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This three volume set on the nature, incidence, consequences, and treatment of youth crime and violence will help readers understand the true nature of youth crime and violence from a variety of  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Youth violence and delinquency.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn D McShane; Franklin P Williams
ISBN: 9780275991128 0275991121 9780275991135 027599113X 9780275991142 0275991148 9780275991159 0275991156
OCLC Number: 80917317
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2007 (United States)
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Juvenile offenders and victims --
Myths and realities : how and what the public knows about crime and delinquency / Marilyn D. McShane and Frank P. Williams III --
Age, gender, race, and rep : trends in juvenile offending and victimization / Richard McWhorter --
Home is where the hurt is : child abuse and delinquency / Robert L. Bing III --
Youth street gangs / Lorine A. Hughes --
Juvenile sex offending / Camille Gibson --
Bad boys in bars : hogging and humiliation / Jeannine A. Gailey and Ariane Prohaska --
Delinquency, alcohol, and drugs / Frances P. Reddington --
Where there's smoke : juvenile firesetting through stages of child development / Alan I. Feldberg, John H. Lemmon, and Thomas Austin --
Weapons of minors' destruction : youthful offenders and guns / H.R. "Rudy" Hardy Jr. --
Juveniles in cyberspace : risk and perceptions of victimization / Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P. Williams III, and Ming-Li Hsieh --
Mother blame and delinquency claims : juvenile delinquency and maternal responsibility / Bruce Hoffman and Thomas M. Vander Ven --
The great wall of China : cultural buffers and delinquency / Hsiao-Ming Wang --
v. 2. Juvenile justice --
Contemporary juvenile justice reform movements : theory, policy, and the future / Michael P. Brown and Jill M. D'Angelo --
Are we tough enough? : trends in juvenile sentencing / Attapol Kuanliang and Jon Sorensen --
Boys to men : transferring juveniles to adult court / David Myers --
Juvenile specialty courts / Victoria Simpson Beck, Lawrence F. Travis III, and Robert J. Ramsey --
Restorative justice and victim awareness / Alida V. Merlo and Peter J. Benekos --
Juvenile probation : supervision or babysitting? / Wesley A. Krause --
"You can't go home again" : disproportionate confinement of African American delinquents / John K. Mooradian --
Law and the treatment of mentally ill youth / Jon F. Farrar --
Initiating faith-based juvenile corrections : exercising without establishing religion / Lonn Lanza-Kaduce and Jodi Lane --
Cops in the classroom : assessing the appropriateness of search and seizure case law in schools / David Mueller and Richard Lawrence --
The death penalty for juveniles in the United States : an obituary / Robert M. Bohm --
v. 3. Juvenile treatment and crime prevention --
What works with juveniles? : intervention, treatment, and rehabilitation / Clete Snell and Beau Snell --
Delinquency programs that failed / Pamela J. Schram --
The role of police in school safety / Julie Kiernan Coon and Lawrence F. Travis III --
Juveniles and reintegrative shaming / Jennifer L. McGivern --
Making sense of community supervision : diversion and probation in postmodern juvenile justice / Gordon Bazemore and Leslie A. Leip --
Mandatory mental health treatment and juveniles / Barbara Belbot --
Faith-based juvenile justice initiatives / Edward J. Schauer, Elizabeth M. Wheaton, and Ila J. Schauer --
Resurrecting radical nonintervention : stop the war on kids / Randall G. Shelden --
Private versus public operation of juvenile correctional facilities / Chad R. Trulson and Craig Hemmens --
The future of delinquency prevention and treatment / Ronald Burns --
Projecting juvenile populations : a forecasting model / Pablo E. Martinez.
Series Title: Criminal justice, delinquency, and corrections.; Praeger perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Marilyn D. McShane and Frank P. Williams III.
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"The US media has crafted and sustained a violent youth image creating public fear and in turn leading forcefully to a juvenile punishment policy. Two nationally recognized scholars have assessed Read more...

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