Dispatches From Juvenile Hall: Fixing A Failing System

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ISBN : 9780143116226
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Dispatches from Juvenile Hall: Fixing a Failing System

A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with decades of collective hands-on experience present a book that cuts through the hype and paranoia to offer real solutions. Drawing on actual case studies, Dispatches from Juvenile Hall shows how conventional ?tough on crime? tactics have only worsened the problem, and presents a new blueprint for change that incorporates punitive action, rehabilitation, and family intervention?a progressive program that will encourage and enlighten all those concerned about the future of our youth.

Specifications of Dispatches from Juvenile Hall: Fixing a Failing System

GENERAL
AuthorJohn Aarons, Lisa Smith, Linda Wagner
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100143116223
ISBN-139780143116226
PublisherPenguin Books
Number Of Pages208
Publication Date2009-08-25
DIMENSIONS
Height8 inch.
Length5.4 inch.
Width0.6 inch.
Weight0.4 pounds.

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