Encyclopedia of juvenile violence

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From "Abused/Battered Children" to "Zero Tolerance Laws," the 270 alphabetical entries presented by Finley (sociology, Florida Atlantic U.) in this reference provide information on the frequency and types of juvenile violence in the United States, as well as historical information, assessment of relevant theories, examination of media issues, discussion of measures of juvenile violence, and examination of social and criminal responses to juvenile violence. Other representative examples of entry topics include the Boston Youth Strike Force, the Central Park Jogger case, curfews, delinquency and drift theory, theories on gang involvement, frequency of perpetration of violence by gender, genetic theories, types of gun-related violence, history of juvenile violence (by decade), marijuana, restorative justice, situational crime prevention, teen courts, and urban juvenile violence. Each entry provides a guide to further reading. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology of key events -- List of entries -- Guide to related topics -- THE ENCYCLOPEDIA: Abused/battered children -- ADD/ADHD -- African Americans and juvenile violence -- Aging out -- Alcohol -- Anomie/strain theory -- Arousal theory -- Asians and juvenile violence -- Assault -- Biochemical theories -- Biosocial theories -- Boot camps -- Boston Youth Strike Force -- Brazil, Nathaniel -- Bullying -- Carneal , Michael -- Center for the Prevention of School Violence (CPSV) -- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) -- Central Park Jogger Case -- Chicago Area Project -- Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) -- Child savers -- Children in Need of Services (CHINS) -- Childen's Aid Society -- Children's Defense Fund -- Chivalry hypothesis -- Chronic 6 percent -- Cocaine and crack cocaine -- Cognitive theories -- Community treatment -- Conflict resolution -- Conflict theories -- Control theories -- Corporal punishment -- Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) -- Curfews -- Death penalty -- Delinquency and drift theory -- Delinquency as a problem solving theory -- Delinquency in a birth cohort -- Detached street workers -- Developmental theories -- Differences between juvenile justice and criminal justice -- Differential association theory -- Defferential identification theory -- Differential opportunity theory -- Diversion -- Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) -- Educational opportunity and juvenile violence -- Family relations and juvenile violence -- Film, Juvenile violence and -- Gang involvement, theories on -- Gang sweeps -- Gang types -- Gang units, Police -- Gang violence against bystanders -- Gang-on-gang violence -- Gangs, Female -- Gender, Frequency of perpetuating violence by -- Gender, Treatment of, in the juvenile justice system -- Gender, Types of juvenile violence received by -- Gender, Types of violence perpetuated by -- General and specific deterrence theory -- General strain theory (GST) -- General theory of crime -- Genetic theories -- Glen Ridge, New Jersey (1989) -- Glueck, Sheldon and Eleanor -- Golden, Andrew (and Mitchell Johnson) -- GREAT -- Gun-related violence, Rates of -- Gun-related violence, Types of -- Hallucinogens -- Harris, Eric and Dylan Klebold -- Hate crime -- Hazing -- Heroin -- Hispanics and juvenile violence -- Home confinement/electronic monitoring -- Homelessness and youth violence -- Hormonal/chemical explanations for gender differences -- Illinois Juvenile Court -- In loco parentis -- Intensive aftercare -- Intensive supervised probation (ISP) -- Interactionist theories -- Juvenile detention centers -- Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, 1974 (JJDPA) -- Juvenile Justice Reform Act, 1977 -- Juvenile violence, 1600-1800 (Colonial Era) -- Juvenile violence, 1861-1865 (Civil War Era) -- Juvenile violence, 1865-1899 (Reconstruction and late 1890s) -- Juvenile violence, 1900-1910 -- Juvenile violence, 1910-1919 -- Juvenile violence, 1920-1929 -- Juvenile violence, 1930-1939 -- Juvenile violence, 1940-1949 -- Juvenile violence, 1950-1959 -- Juvenile violence, 1960-1969 -- Juvenile violence, 1970-1979 -- Juvenile violence, 1980-1989 -- Juvenile violence, 1990-1999 -- Juvenile violence, 2000 to date -- Juveniles in adult prisons -- Kinkel, Kip -- Labeling theory -- Liberation hypothesis -- Loukaitis, Barry -- Marijuana -- Mentoring -- Methamphetamines -- Monitoring the future -- Music, Juvenile violence and -- National Center for Juvenile Justice -- National Council on Crime and Delinquency -- National Crime Victimiation Survey (NCVS) -- National Household Survey on Drug Abuse -- National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -- National School Safety Center (NSSC) -- National Youth Survey -- Native Americans and juvenile violence -- Neurological theories -- New York Houses of Refuge -- News, Juvenile violence and -- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) -- Operation Ceasefire -- Oregon Social Learning Cener (OSLC) -- Parens patriae -- Peaceable schools -- Personality theories -- Policing juveniles -- Power-control theory -- Prescription drugs -- Pride surveys -- Probation -- Problem Behavior Syndrome (PBS) --- Psychodynamic theory -- Public health approach -- Quantum Opportunities Program (QOP) -- Rational choice theory -- Restitution -- Restorative justice -- Rochester Youth Development Study -- Rolland Kayla, Shooting of -- Routine activities theory -- Rural juvenile violence -- Safe and Drug Free Schools Act -- Sampson and Laub's Analysis of Gluecks' Data -- School Crime Vicitimization Survey -- School police officers -- Seduction of crime theory -- Sexual violence, Rates of -- Sexual violence, Types of -- Situational crime prevention -- Social development theory -- Social disorganization theory -- Social learning theories -- Solomon, T. J. -- Specialized courts -- Spur posse -- Stimulants -- Subcultural theories -- Suburban juvenile violence -- Suicide -- Surveillance in schools -- Systematic violence in schools -- Tate, Lionel -- Techniques of neutralization -- Teen courts -- Television, Juvenile violence and -- Trait theories -- Uniform crime reports (UCR) -- United States Department of Justice (JSDOJ) -- Urban juvenile violence -- Victims in the media -- Victims of juvenile violence, Adults as -- Victims of juvenile violence, Juveniles as -- Victims of juvenile Violence, Treatment of -- Victims of juvenile violence, Very young -- Waivers to adult courts -- Weiss, Jeff -- Wilkins, Heath -- Woodham, Luke -- Wurst, Andy -- Youth Violence Strike Force -- Youthful offender system -- Zero tolerance laws -- Useful Web sites and recommended reading -- Index -- About the editor and contributors.
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