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Crime and Justice, Volume 24: Youth Violence (Crime and Justice: A Review of Research)

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University of Chicago Press Journals
Adolescents, Juvenile offenders, Violence in society, Social Science, Sociology, Criminology, Public Policy - Social Policy, Social Science / Criminology, General, Juvenile delinquency, Problem youth, United States, Violent c
ContributionsMichael Tonry (Editor), Mark H. Moore (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10193147M
ISBN 100226808467
ISBN 139780226808468

: Crime and Justice, Volume Youth Violence (Volume 24) (Crime and Justice: A Review of Research) (): Tonry, Michael, Moore, Mark H.: BooksAuthor: Michael Tonry.

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: Crime and Justice, Volume Youth Violence (Volume 24) (Crime and Justice: A Review of Research) (): Tonry, Michael, Moore, Mark H.: BooksPrice: $   Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in current debates on crime policy.

Youth gangs have become increasingly associated in the public eye with drug dealing, firearms, and random violence. The book Crime and Justice, Volume Youth Violence, Edited by Michael Tonry and Mark H.

Moore is published by Volume 24: Youth Violence book of Chicago Press Journals. Research on the epidemiology of violence has identified two groups of offenders: life-course-persistent offenders and adolescent-limited offenders. Violence prevention programs should seek either to prevent the emergence of violent behavior in childhood or to prevent the spread of violence in adolescence.

Research has identified predictors of both patterns of by: Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in current debates on crime policy, not the least because of the sharp increase in violence am Crime and Justice, Volume Youth Violence (): Michael Tonry and Mark H.

Moore - BiblioVault. Most discussions of legal and social policies that justify different penal treatment for violent acts by adolescent offenders ignore basic substantive issues; youth crime policy has been preoccupied by procedural and jurisdictional matters.

Justifications for separate treatment of juveniles can be found both in the principles of the penal law and in social policies that recognize adolescence Cited by: The epidemic of youth violence that began in the mids has been demographically concentrated among black male Crime and Justice the homicide-commission rate for this group increased by a factor of about A number of patterns stand out: one of every four or five serious crimes of violence, and one of ten homicides, are committed by juveniles who are less than age eighteen; the proportion of Cited by: About this journal.

Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal (YVJJ), provides academics and practitioners in juvenile justice and related fields with a resource for publishing current empirical research on programs, policies, and practices in the areas of youth violence and juvenile justice.

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The Unprecedented Epidemic in Youth Violence Author(s): Philip J. Cook and John H. Laub Source: Crime and Justice, Vol. 24, Youth Violence (), pp. 27. Since the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists.

The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime. CDC’s fact sheet that includes definitions, consequences, and prevention strategies for preventing youth violence.

This technical package is a collection of strategies that represent the best available evidence to help states and communities prevent or reduce youth violence. Also available in Spanish pdf icon [ MB, 68 Pages, ]. The Social Ecology of Youth Violence Author(s): Elijah Anderson Source: Crime and Justice, Vol.

24, Youth Violence (), pp. Published by: The University of Chicago Press. Utilizing a sample of homeless street youths, the paper explores the role control balance plays in the generation of crime.

Using vignettes designed to represent violent crime, serious property crime, and minor property crime, the paper tests whether these youths sense of control over their poverty, shelter, hunger and other living conditions influences their participation in by: Even youth who are not hurt or killed by guns but who witness gun violence are likely to experience adverse outcomes later in life.

Teen dating violence is a widespread issue that can lead to serious short- and long-term effects. Examples of teen dating violence include physical and emotional harm. Agnew also found that neutralizations had the greatest effect on violence among youth with delinquent peers and those who disapproved of violence in general (Agnew, ).

The findings from Coleman and Agnew’s studies lend support to Sykes and Matza’s neutralization theory; however, explaining the cause of these justifications for crime is. Predictors, Causes, and Correlates of Male Youth Violence. Youth who commit one type of violent offense tend to commit others; they also tend to commit nonviolent offenses and have co-occurring problems such as substance abuse and sexual promiscuity.

Violent offenders tend to be frequent or persistent by: The youth violence issue is overwhelmingly constructed as a. criminal justice problem, as if it were amenable to criminal justice solutions alone, something which more or tougher punishment, stronger laws or more police stop and search intervention might solve.

It is deeply concerning that, to the extent that youth violence is construed as a. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of Crime and Justice. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 43 Volume 42 Volume 41 Volume 40 Volume 39 Volume 38 Volume 24 Volume 23 Volume 22 Volume 21 Volume 20 Volume 19 Volume 18 Volume 17   ().

Exploring Factors Contributing to Crime and Violence in South African High Schools: The Case of Study on Nzululwazi High School in Alice Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

International Journal of Educational Sciences: Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. Cited by: 2. Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S.

Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice. value and its influence on contemporary debates about media, crime and violence.

• An analysis of the theories – both individual (behaviourism, positivism) and social (anomie, dominant ideology) – which have dominated debates about the relationship between media and crime within the Size: KB. Journal of Crime and Justice. Impact Factor.

Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article • 55% of youth PPA lived in the borough in which the offence took place • Croydon has the highest volume (1,) of youth PPA residents • However the boroughs of Haringey, Barking & Dagenham and Islington record a higher rate of residential offenders at approximately 24 PPAs per 1, youth.

About this journal. Crime & Delinquency (CAD), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a policy-oriented journal offering a wide range of research and analysis for the scholar and professional in criminology and criminal justice.

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CAD focuses on issues and concerns that impact the criminal justice system, including the social, political and economic contexts of criminal justice, as well as. While youth violence has always been a critical part of delinquency, the modern epidemic is marked by high rates of gun violence.

Adolescents in cities possess and carry guns on a large scale, guns are often at the scene of youth violence, and guns often are used. Guns play a central role in initiating, sustaining, and elevating the epidemic of youth by: The myth and reality of youth violence have become so intertwined that the true causes and effective solutions are obscured.

Today, the myths about youth and crime are driving policy development in the area of juvenile justice. A thoroughgoing attack is taking place not only on youth, but also on the juvenile justice. Feld BC. Juvenile and criminal justice systems’ responses to youth violence.

In: Tonry M, Moore MH, editors. Youth violence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; pp. – Foley R. Academic characteristics of incarcerated youth and correctional education programs: A literature review.

Journal of Emotional & Behavioral by: crime, delinquency, offender treatment, rehabilitation programs, and even the transition of prisoners back to society, this essay examines the relevant research literature in order to assess the possible benefit or harm that religious influences may bring to bear on criminal justice.

Keywords: Youth crime, juvenile delinquency, Kenya POVERTY AND CRIME AMONG THE YOUTH Various observations indicate that most of the youth are in crime because of poverty, which drove them into criminal acts for survival (Prior & Paris, ). At Y.C.T.C, the study revealed that over 70%; more than 40 out of 55 of the inmates were.

The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice is an international peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high quality theory, research and debate on all aspects of the relationship between crime and justice across the globe.

It is a leading forum for conversation between academic theory and research and the cultures, policies and practices of the range of institutions concerned with harm.A Link Between Single Parent Families and Crime Nicole Howell Olivet Nazarene University, [email protected] Follow this and additional works at: Part of theCriminology Commons,Criminology and Criminal Justice Commons,Family, Life Course, and Society Commons, and theSocial Statistics Commons.institutions of criminal justice; and questioning the very characterisation of how blame is routinely shouldered by the recipients of violence - all of which challenged the official picture of crime against women as rare.

Moreover, as feminist criminologists continue File Size: KB.