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NCJ Number: 31205 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME BY YOUNG PEOPLE - WEST GERMANY. 3D ED.
Author(s): J HELLMER
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 162
Sponsoring Agency: Hermann Luchterhand Verlag
61 Darmstadt, Germany, United
Sale Source: Hermann Luchterhand Verlag
Ahastr 5
Postfach 4077
61 Darmstadt,
Germany (Unified)
Type: Statistics
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: OVERVIEW OF THE JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROBLEM IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES, INCLUDING STATISTICS AND DISCUSSION OF THEORIES REGARDING JUVENILE DELINQUENCY CAUSES AND METHODS OF COMBATTING IT.
Abstract: STATISTICS ARE PRESENTED ON CRIME BY YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST GERMANY, EAST GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, FRANCE, ENGLAND, THE U.S. AND JAPAN, BROKEN DOWN BY TYPE OF OFFENSE AND OFFENDER'S AGE. VARIOUS THEORIES REGARDING JUVENILE DELINQUENCY CAUSES ARE REVIEWED, INCLUDING THOSE CONCERNED WITH BIOSOCIAL, FAMILY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS. UNDER THE GENERAL HEADING OF COMBATTING JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, SUCH MATTERS AS PREVENTION VERSUS PUNISHMENT, EDUCATION AS A REHABILITATIVE MEASURE, CRIMINAL LAW FOR JUVENILES IN EAST AND WEST GERMANY, DETENTION PENDING INVESTIGATION AND JUVENILE CORRECTIONS ARE DISCUSSED. NUMEROUS REFERENCES TO THE WORKS OF OTHER AUTHORS ON JUVENILE DELINQUENCY ARE INCLUDED. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Europe; Home environment; Japan; Juvenile codes; Juvenile courts; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile justice system; Offender statistics; Theory
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