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Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
A Sourcebook

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September 1995 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.
 
Preface
James C Howell, Barry Krisberg and Michael Jones
Trends in Juvenile Crime and Youth Violence
John J Wilson and James C Howell
Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
J David Hawkins, Richard F Catalano and Devon D Brewer
Preventing Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offending
Effective Strategies from Conception to Age 6  
Devon D Brewer et al
Preventing Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offending
A Review of Evaluations of Selected Strategies in Childhood, Adolescence and the Community  
Barry Krisberg et al
Graduated Sanctions for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
Richard G Wiebush et al
Risk Assessment and Classification for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
Terence P Thornberry, David Huizinga and Rolf Loeber
The Prevention of Serious Delinquency and Violence
Implications from the Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency  
Jeffrey Fagan
Separating the Men from the Boys
The Comparative Advantage of Juvenile versus Criminal Court Sanctions on Recidivism among Adolescent Felony Offenders  
James C Howell
Gangs and Youth Violence
Recent Research  
James C Howell and Barry Krisberg
Conclusion

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James C. Howell

Dr. James C. (Buddy) Howell is a Senior Research Associate with the National Gang Center, in Tallahassee, Florida, where he has worked for over twenty years. He formerly worked at the U.S. Department of Justice for 23 years, mostly as director of research and program development in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. He has published over 50 works on youth and street gangs, and a similar number on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, and seven books on both topics. His gang publication topics include street gang history; gang homicides; drug trafficking; gangs in schools; hybrid gangs; myths about gangs; risk... More About Author

Barry A. Krisberg

Barry 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... More About Author

J David Hawkins

John J. Wilson

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