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Title Juvenile crime and justice [electronic resource] / William Chambliss, general editor

Publ Info Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, [2011]
 RWU E-Resource  Online HV6025 .K38 2011    LIMITED ACCESS
Descript 1 online resource
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Series Key issues in crime and punishment ; 5
Note Title from home page (viewed Sept. 20, 2011)
Contents Age of responsibility -- Alternative schools -- At-risk youth -- Boot camps -- Curfews -- Death penalty for juvenile offenders -- Group homes -- Juvenile detention facilities -- Juvenile gangs and delinquency -- Juvenile offenders in adult courts -- Juveniles in adult correctional facilities -- Legal representation -- Out-of-home placement -- Parental responsibility laws -- Racial disparities -- Scared straight programs -- School violence -- Sentencing options -- Serious and violent juvenile offenders -- Treatment and rehabilitation
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Presents arguments both in favor of and opposed to various treatments, programs, and punishments, examining issues such as youth curfews, juveniles in adult courts, legal representation for juveniles, juvenile boot camps, group homes, and out-of-home placement
LC subject Crime
Juvenile delinquency
Criminal justice, Administration of
Add Author Chambliss, William J
Sage Publications
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Alt Title Gale virtual reference library
Link Print Juvenile crime and justice. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2011 9781412978583 (DLC) 2011292309 (OCoLC)733988264
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