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Chapter 11: What Doesn't Work in Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency
Thanks to the voluminous increase in the number of program evaluations in the past couple of decades, evidence is accumulating that some prevention and intervention strategies and programs simply do not work with juvenile offenders. I address many of the strategies and programs that do not work in the first main section of this chapter and then discuss the evidence to date on many others for which the research findings are unclear, contradictory, or nonexistent. I discuss a particularly ineffective strategy in some detail in the next chapter: the failed policy of transferring juveniles to the criminal justice system.
I begin this section with a discussion of ...