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NCJ Number: 34590 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SCHOOL-BASED DELINQUENCY PREVENTION - THE ROCK ISLAND EXPERIENCE
Author(s): F W HOWLETT; R G BOEHM
Corporate Author: Justice Systems, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 75
Sponsoring Agency: Justice Systems, Inc
Austin, TX 62704
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Justice Systems, Inc
Route 6
Box 78-I
Austin, TX 62704
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN INNOVATIVE ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, DELINQUENCY PREVENTION PROGRAM, OPERATING IN A METROPOLITAN SECONDARY SCHOOL SYSTEM, IS STUDIED.
Abstract: THE RELATIONSHIP OF SCHOOLS AND DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR IS DISCUSSED. THE THEORETICAL FORMULATIONS RELEVANT TO SCHOOL BASED DELINQUENCY PREVENTION ARE PRESENTED. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES ARE DESCRIBED. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IS DISCUSSED AS ARE ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES. THE OVERALL EVALUATIVE-RESEARCH DESIGN AND FINDINGS ARE INCLUDED ALONG WITH A CHAPTER ON REPLICATION IN OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS. AN APPENDIX OF THE RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS IS INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (juvenile); Evaluative research; Illinois; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Legal drinking age; Program Adaptability/Replication; Research design; School delinquency programs
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