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American Youth Violence.

By: Zimring, Franklin E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (224 p.).ISBN: 9781602562936.Subject(s): Juvenile delinquency | Juvenile delinquency - Government policy - United States | Juvenile justice, Administration of | Violent crimesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Youth ViolenceDDC classification: 364.360973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; one: The Perception of a Problem Is a Problem; two: American Youth Violence-A Profile; three: A Youth Violence Epidemic: Myth or Reality?; four: The Case of the Terrifying Toddlers; five: Some Basic Principles; six: Firearms Policy for the Young; seven: ""That Malice Which Is to Supply Age"": Standards for Transfer to Criminal Court; eight: Adolescents Who Kill; nine: Youth Violence and the Future of the Juvenile Court; ten: Youth Violence and Youth Policy; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: This is an examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, a scholar of law and crime, scrutinizes criminal statistics and demographic trends in order to authoritatively address public worries.
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Contents; Introduction; one: The Perception of a Problem Is a Problem; two: American Youth Violence-A Profile; three: A Youth Violence Epidemic: Myth or Reality?; four: The Case of the Terrifying Toddlers; five: Some Basic Principles; six: Firearms Policy for the Young; seven: ""That Malice Which Is to Supply Age"": Standards for Transfer to Criminal Court; eight: Adolescents Who Kill; nine: Youth Violence and the Future of the Juvenile Court; ten: Youth Violence and Youth Policy; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

This is an examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, a scholar of law and crime, scrutinizes criminal statistics and demographic trends in order to authoritatively address public worries.

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