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Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders by James C. Howell
Book DescriptionTaking the US Justice Department's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders as a starting point, a group of the most respected experts in the field set out an approach to preventing, treating and controlling serious juvenile criminal behaviour.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803974326
(254mm x 178mm x 29mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 2-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James C. Howell
Gangs in America's Communities, Paperback (May 2015)
This comprehensive examination of American gangs discusses the establishment and growth of gangs as well as prevention and intervention measures to gang activity. Howell is able to connect theory to practicality in a very easy to read fashion while maintaining a foundation based on research.
40 Treasured Bible Verses, Paperback (January 2011)» View all books by James C. Howell
Howell provides contexts for the selected verses and draws from a wide range of sources to illuminate their meaning for Christian faith and life today. He encourages, inspires, and motivates others to understand the biblical verses in relation to faithful Christian discipleship.
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Author Biography - James C. Howell
Dr. James C. (Buddy) Howell is a senior research associate with the National Gang Center, in Tallahassee, Florida, where he has worked for 19 years. He formerly worked at the U.S. Department of Justice for 23 years, mostly as director of research and program development in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. He has published 50 works on youth and street gangs, and a similar number on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, and seven books on both topics. His gang publication topics include street gang history; gang homicides; drug trafficking; gangs in schools; hybrid gangs; myths about gangs; risk factors; gang problem trends; gang history in the U.S.; and what works in preventing gang activity, combating gangs, and reducing gang crime. He is very active in helping states and localities reform their juvenile justice systems and use evidence-based programs and in working with these entities to address youth gang problems in a balanced approach. Barry A. Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he was Chair of the California Attorney General's Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Krisberg was appointed to chair an Expert Panel to investigate the conditions in the California youth prisons. His many books and articles include Juvenile Justice and Continuing the Struggle for Justice, both published by SAGE.
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