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NCJ Number: 186709 Find in a Library
Title: Delinquent Juveniles: Between Retribution, Mediation, Punishment, Education and Taking Responsibility; Les Mineurs Delinquants, Entre Repression, Mediatisation, Sanction, Education et Responsabilisation
Journal: Deviance et Societe  Volume:24  Issue:2  Dated:2000  Pages:167-186
Author(s): P. Lacombe; C. Moulin
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 20
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: Switzerland
Annotation: This article describes the methods and results of research on (and with) young delinquents.
Abstract: Commissioned by the Federation of National Education, its theme is well illustrated by the subtitle: Delinquent juveniles: educational priorities and acknowledging their individual responsibility. The most novel method -- developed at the national level -- was a series of biopics or life histories, created as a result of analysis of interviews with the young people and their families, as well as with different agency personnel and, where relevant, victims. Setting aside preconceived ideas and ideological pressures, which often hinder clear analysis of questions concerning delinquency, the research examines prospects of shifts in delinquent careers that could build upon measures and/or by the 1945 legislation as well as more recent initiatives. 14 references, 1 table, and 5 footnotes
Main Term(s): Foreign juvenile delinquency
Index Term(s): Foreign laws; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency research; Juvenile delinquents; Juvenile educational background
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