The 8% Solution: Preventing Serious, Repeat Juvenile Crime

The 8% Solution: Preventing Serious, Repeat Juvenile Crime

by Michael Schumacher, Gwen A. Kurz
     
 

ISBN-10: 076191790X

ISBN-13: 9780761917908

Pub. Date: 12/22/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The 8% Solution is a practical, common-sense guide offering long-term solutions to juvenile crime through a proven program. Written in narrative style with a liberal use of anecdotal incidents, this is an easy-to-read description of the law and details effective ways to correct the problem.

Overview

The 8% Solution is a practical, common-sense guide offering long-term solutions to juvenile crime through a proven program. Written in narrative style with a liberal use of anecdotal incidents, this is an easy-to-read description of the law and details effective ways to correct the problem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761917908
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/22/1999
Series:
Juvenile Delinquency Series
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE:THE 8% PROBLEM
The 8% Problem
Serious, Chronic Juvenile Offenders
Crime at an Early Age
"Lets Give 'Em a Break "
Disrupted Families
The Continuing Family Crisis
School Failure
School's Out for Good...and That's Bad
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Getting "High" and Sinking Low
Gangs, Runaways and Thieves
Definately the Wrong Crowd
PART TWO: TOWARDS AN 8% SOLUTION
Laying the Groundwork
Devising an Intervention Strategy
From the Ivory Tower to the Street
Field Testing the Program Model
All's Well That Ends Well
The Field Test Results
A Case Study
A Lesson From the Real World
8% Solution - Orange County Style
True Collaboration and a One-Stop Shop
Overcoming Barriers
8% Lessons Learned
The Future of the 8% Solution
Building on a Sound Base

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