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NCJ Number: 34164 Find in a Library
Title: YOUTH AND SOCIAL CONTROL
Author(s): P CHAPMAN
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Australia
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF A SEMINAR ORGANIZED TO FORMULATE SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE EFFECTIVE POLICIES AND PROGRAMS TO CONTROL JUVENILE CRIME AND TREAT YOUNG OFFENDERS.
Abstract: AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF FIFTY-FOUR EXPERTS IN YOUTH, COMMUNITY SERVICES, EDUCATION, LEGISLATION, COURTS, POLICE, CORRECTIONS, CRIMINOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, AND A GROUP OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN THE SEMINAR. TOPICS ADDRESSED INCLUDE YOUTH IN SOCIETY; CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS, ATTITUDE CHANGE AND SOCIAL ROLE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS IN DELINQUENCY PREVENTION; WEAKENING OF FAMILY UNIT CONTROLS; AND THE INCREASED RELIANCE ON SOCIAL CONTROL BUILT BY THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. OPTIONAL DISCUSSION GROUPS ON THE ABOVE TOPICS AND AN OPEN FORUM ARE BRIEFLY DESCRIBED.
Index Term(s): Australia; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile justice planning; Juvenile treatment methods; Workshops and seminars
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