Securing Our Children's Future
New Approaches to Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence
Edited by Gary S. Katzmann
Normal Price: $51.00
Your Price: $45.90 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.30 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Securing Our Children's Future by Gary S. Katzmann
Book DescriptionA nation of great resources, the United States is confronted all too often with headlines about shootings in schools and with the unsettling reality that homicide rates for juveniles far exceed that of other industrialized nations. The challenge of reducing youth violence has prompted a flurry of commentary, legislative activity, and scholarly studies umuch of it skewed by lurid pronouncements, alarmist sentiments, and misleading categorizations. Focusing on the role of institutions in combating youth violence, this volume seeks to reflect its complex and multidimensional character. Copublished by the Governance Institute and the Brookings Institution, the book brings together a wide range of skilled professionals and academics across disciplines to focus on the coordination and implementation of youth anti-violence strategies. The work redefines the way we think institutionally about youth violence and collaborative initiatives, providing a pragmatic roadmap for constructive change. The essays constitute a new framework to guide key players in the juvenile justice system: prosecutors, the defense bar, the courts, correction and probation departments, faith-based institutions, schools, the media, nonprofit institutions, and the private sector.
Buy Securing Our Children's Future book by Gary S. Katzmann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780815706052
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Brookings Institution
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 31-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Securing Our Children's Future book by Gary S. Katzmann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Gary S. Katzmann
Gary S. Katzmann is director of the Governance Institute project on juvenile justice and youth violence. He is a fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and he has been a lecturer at Harvard Law School. Katzmann has been a prosecutor with the Department of Justice, including service as an associate deputy attorney general in Washington, D.C., USA, and as an assistant U.S. attorney in Massachusetts, USA, where he has been chief appellate attorney, deputy chief of the criminal division, and chief legal counsel. He is the author of Inside the Criminal Process (W.W. Norton).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.