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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