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Juvenile Crime

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Juvenile Crime
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Title: Juvenile crime
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012
Characteristics: 237 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contents: Is juvenile crime a serious problem? The severity of juvenile crime is increasing / Wendy Murphy ; The problem of juvenile crime is exaggerated by the media / Randall G. Shelden ; Adolescent girls are becoming more violent / Colleen O'Connor ; There is no evidence showing a rise in violence among adolescent girls / Margaret A. Zahn et al. ; Youth gangs are a serious problem / James C. Howell et al. ; The problem of youth gangs is exaggerated / Judith Greene and Kevin Pranis
What are the causes of juvenile crime and violence? Media violence can lead to juvenile violence / Carmela Lomonaco, Tia Kim, and Lori Ottaviano ; There is no evidence suggesting media violence leads to juvenile violence / Lancet ; From victim to aggressor : the cycle of youth violence / Dwain C. Fehon ; Juvenile crime is more likely in single-parent families / Curt Alfrey ; Bullying contributes to school shootings / Izzy Kalman ; Blaming school shootings on bullying can cause more harm than good / Kay S. Hymowitz
How should the criminal justice system treat juvenile offenders? The criminal justice system should treat some juveniles as adults / James C. Backstrom ; Placing juveniles in the adult criminal justice system is counterproductive / Campaign for Youth Justice ; A juvenile justice system that favors incarceration increases crime / Dick Mendel ; Efforts to reduce juvenile incarceration have led to positive outcomes ; National Juvenile Justice Network ; It should be possible to sentence juveniles to life without parole / Charles D. Stimson and Andrew M. Grossman ; Juveniles should not be sentenced to life without parole / Linda L. White ; The juvenile justice system should address racial inequalities / Jeff Armour and Sarah Hammond
What policies will best reduce juvenile crime? Tough juvenile justice policies reduce crime by holding juveniles accountable / James C. Backstrom ; Alternative to the punishment-oriented juvenile justice model are necessary / Liane Gay Rozzell ; Civil injunctions are an effective way to fight gang crime / Whitney Tymas ; Civil injunctions are the wrong way to fight gang crime / Tracy Velázquez ; Strict but reasonable discipline policies are necessary to make schools safe / Ken Trump ; Zero-tolerance policies in schools hurt at-risk youth / David R. Dupper ; Arming teachers is necessary to reduce school violence / Ted Nugent / Arming teachers will not reduce school violence / Allen Rostron and Brian Siebel
Additional Contributors: Gerdes, Louise I. 1953-
ISBN: 0737757329
Branch Call Number: 364.360973 J97 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: School violence United States Gangs United States Juvenile corrections United States Juvenile justice, Administration of United States Juvenile delinquency United States
Topical Term: School violence
Juvenile corrections
Juvenile justice, Administration of
Juvenile delinquency
LCCN: 2012007811
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