- Subject index
Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and protective prevention programs, so that conclusions from each area can inform the other.
Chapter 1: Major Aims of This Book
Major Aims of This Book
The main aim of this book is to review knowledge about serious and/or violent juvenile (SVJ) offenders. These are a group of offenders who pose a great challenge to juvenile justice policy, and who are responsible for a ...