Youth Violence

Youth Violence

by Michael Tonry
     
 

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Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in current debates on crime policy, not the least because of the sharp increase in violence among young minority males since the mid-1980s.

Featuring articles by leading American and European scholars from many fields, Youth Violence provides a reliable, up-to-date, authoritative

Overview

Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in current debates on crime policy, not the least because of the sharp increase in violence among young minority males since the mid-1980s.

Featuring articles by leading American and European scholars from many fields, Youth Violence provides a reliable, up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive overview of policy issues and research developments concerning crime and violence among the young.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226808468
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Crime and Justice: A Review of Research Series , #24
Edition description:
1
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Tonry is director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy and the McKnight Presidential Chair in Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. He is a senior fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement.

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