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About CQ Researcher Readers

In the tradition of nonpartisan and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Press, CQ Researcher readers investigate important and controversial policy issues. Childhood and Adolescence in Society aims to promote in-depth discussion, facilitate further research, and help readers formulate their own positions on crucial issues in the field, such as child soldiers, teen pregnancy, and violence and bullying. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews, and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background and analysis of a particular issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material.

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Juvenile Justice: Are Sentencing Policies Too Harsh?
Juvenile justice: Are sentencing policies too harsh?
PeterKatel

Washington, D.C., lawyer Matthew Caspari has developed some strong feelings about punishing teenage criminals since last August. That's when he wrestled with a knife-wielding 17-year-old who'd been harassing one of his neighbors on Capitol ...

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