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Author Aarons, John, 1958-

Title Dispatches from juvenile hall : fixing a failing system / John Aarons, Lisa Smith, and Linda Wagner.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.36 Aa75d 2009    ---  Available
Description xxi, 185 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Personal narratives. Jasmine ; Arturo ; Rachel ; Alan ; Stephanie ; Roger ; Michael ; Chris ; Marcia ; Tyrone -- How to fix the system : assessment and recommendations. A brief history of juvenile justice in the United States ; What doesn't work ; What works ; Risk (who) ; Need (what) ; Treatment (how) ; Program integrity (how well) -- Conclusion.
Summary Examines the failure of current efforts to curb juvenile criminality and provides a blueprint for future reform that recommends a program of specific punitive actions, rehabilitation, and family intervention.
Subject Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.
Juvenile delinquents -- United States.
Added Author Smith, Lisa, 1961-
Wagner, Linda, 1960-
ISBN 9780143116226
Standard No. CDX 9767321
BWX R7803876
AU@ 000043949413

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