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NCJ Number: NCJ 241326     Find in a Library
Title: Practitioner Views of Priorities, Policies, and Practices in Juvenile Justice
Journal: Crime & Delinquency  Volume:56  Issue:4  Dated:2010  Pages:535 to 563
Author(s): Daniel P. Mears ; Tracey L. Shollenberger ; Janeen B. Willison ; Colleen E. Owens ; Jeffrey A. Butts
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2005-IJ-CX-0039
Document: HTML 
Dataset: DATASET 1
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The authors of this study analyzed data from a national survey of juvenile court practitioners about juvenile justice policy and practice.
Abstract: Dramatic changes in juvenile justice have occurred in recent decades. One result has been the emergence of new policies and practices, many of which remain largely unexamined. One avenue for gaining insight into whether such policies and practices are needed or effective, as well as into how the juvenile justice system might be improved, is to tap into the perceptions of people who work within this system. Drawing on a national survey of juvenile court practitioners, the authors investigate key questions about the effectiveness of juvenile justice and discuss the implications of the study’s findings for research, policy, and practice. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.
Main Term(s): Juvenile justice standards
Index Term(s): Policy ; Court personnel ; Effectiveness ; NIJ grant-related documents
   
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