Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

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Overview

Taking the US Justice Department's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders as a starting point, a group of the most respected experts in the field set out an approach to preventing, treating and controlling serious juvenile criminal behaviour.
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Experts in juvenile justice present a strategy for change in the prevention, treatment, and control of serious juvenile crime. They combine analysis of strategy implementation with discussion of issues such as early intervention, risk assessment, classification tools, gang research, and juveniles in the criminal court system. For juvenile justice specialists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803974326
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James C. (Buddy) Howell, Ph.D., worked at the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the U.S. Department of Justice for 21 years, mostly as Director of Research and Program Development. He also served as Deputy Administrator of OJJDP. He currently is Senior Research Associate with the National Gang Center in Tallahassee, Florida, where he has researched gangs for the past 15 years. He has published 40 works on youth and street gangs, and a similar number on juvenile justice and youth violence, including 3 books. One of which, Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency (SAGE) is now in its second edition. Some of his published works have appeared in Crime & Delinquency (SAGE), Criminology, the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency (SAGE), and Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice (SAGE). Dr. Howell is very active in helping States and localities reform their juvenile justice system and employ evidence-based programs, and in working with these entities in addressing gang problems in a research-based, data-driven, and balanced approach.

Barry A. Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he was Chair of the California Attorney General's Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Krisberg was appointed to chair an Expert Panel to investigate the conditions in the California youth prisons. His many books and articles include Juvenile Justice and Continuing the Struggle for Justice, both published by SAGE.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Trends in Juvenile Crime and Youth Violence - James C Howell, Barry Krisberg and Michael Jones
Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders - John J Wilson and James C Howell
Preventing Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offending - J David Hawkins, Richard F Catalano and Devon D Brewer
Effective Strategies from Conception to Age 6
Preventing Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offending - Devon D Brewer et al
A Review of Evaluations of Selected Strategies in Childhood, Adolescence and the Community
Graduated Sanctions for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders - Barry Krisberg et al
Risk Assessment and Classification for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders - Richard G Wiebush et al
The Prevention of Serious Delinquency and Violence - Terence P Thornberry, David Huizinga and Rolf Loeber
Implications from the Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency
Separating the Men from the Boys - Jeffrey Fagan
The Comparative Advantage of Juvenile versus Criminal Court Sanctions on Recidivism among Adolescent Felony Offenders
Gangs and Youth Violence - James C Howell
Recent Research
Conclusion - James C Howell and Barry Krisberg
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