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The politics of juvenile crime

by Pitts, John

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Newbury Park .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile corrections -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Pitts.
      SeriesSage contemporary criminology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9145.A5 P58 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2410265M
      ISBN 100803981325, 0803981333
      LC Control Number87051529
      OCLC/WorldCa17444124

      Access the Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) for information and data on juvenile crime and victimization and to learn more about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Access SBB for data. National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. The Bureau of Justice Statistics.   How people view crime depends on the politics of when they were growing up Date: August 7, Source: Oxford University Press Summary: A new study indicates that the different political periods.

      Theories Explaining Juvenile Crime Many theories, at both the macro and micro level, have been proposed to explain juvenile crime. Some prominent theories include Social Disorganization theory, Differential Social Organization theory, Social Control theory, and Differential Association theory.   U.S. - share of juvenile crimes involving multiple offenders ; U.S. juvenile arrest rate for violent crime , by state ; Number of violent victimizations, by type of crime U.S.

        Griffith explores these issues in his new book, God’s Law and Order: The Politics of Punishment in Evangelical America, scheduled for publication Nov. 10 by Harvard University Press. Focusing mostly on the 20th century, Griffith documents the convergence of evangelical views of sin and crime with the development of the modern U.S. criminal justice system.   Juvenile crime and victimization are most likely to remain unchanged after implementation of curfew laws. Other aspects of curfew research, such as efficiency at detecting criminal activity, costs of enforcement, crime displacement, counterintuitive findings, and characteristics of curfew violators also are discussed.


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