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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 12: Promising Programs for Youth Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention
Promising Programs for Youth Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention
The United States has seen rapid growth of youth gangs1 since 1980. During this period, the number of youth gang problem cities has increased from an estimated 286 with ...