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Changing lives [electronic resource] :delinquency prevention as crime-control policy / Peter W. Greenwood ; foreword by Franklin E. Zimring.

By: Greenwood, Peter W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Adolescent development and legal policy: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 224 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226307237 (electronic bk.); 0226307239 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention | Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United States | Crime prevention -- United States | Délinquance juvénile -- États-Unis -- Prévention | Jeunes délinquants -- Rééducation -- États-Unis | Criminalité -- Prévention -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology | დანაშაულის პრევენცია აშშGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 364.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Delinquency prevention as crime control -- The evolution of an idea -- Strategies for measuring program impact -- What works -- What doesn't work -- The uses and limits of cost effectiveness in allocating crime-prevention resources -- Politics, government, and prevention -- Programming in the modern juvenile court.
Summary: Historically, it has been historically difficult to measure the impact of policies and programs designed to address juvenile crime. The most commonly used strategies for combating juvenile delinquency have primarily relied on intuition and fads. However, the promising research documented in Changing Lives presents methods that can directly remedy these deficiencies in our juvenile justice system. Peter W. Greenwood demonstrates here that as crime rates have fallen, researchers have identified more connections between specific risk factors and criminal behavior. At the same time, program develo.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-213) and index.

Delinquency prevention as crime control -- The evolution of an idea -- Strategies for measuring program impact -- What works -- What doesn't work -- The uses and limits of cost effectiveness in allocating crime-prevention resources -- Politics, government, and prevention -- Programming in the modern juvenile court.

Historically, it has been historically difficult to measure the impact of policies and programs designed to address juvenile crime. The most commonly used strategies for combating juvenile delinquency have primarily relied on intuition and fads. However, the promising research documented in Changing Lives presents methods that can directly remedy these deficiencies in our juvenile justice system. Peter W. Greenwood demonstrates here that as crime rates have fallen, researchers have identified more connections between specific risk factors and criminal behavior. At the same time, program develo.

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