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NCJ Number: 68103 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SERIOUS JUVENILE OFFENDER - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): T SCHRINEL; M KRAVITZ
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 49
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOCUSING ON INDIVIDUAL CRIMINAL ACTIVITY OF THE SERIOUS JUVENILE OFFENDER RATHER THAN ON GANG OR GROUP ACTIVITY, THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY CITES 98 DOCUMENTS FROM THE NCJRS COLLECTION.
Abstract: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY'S GOAL IS TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONALS AND OTHERS WITH IDEAS FOR PROGRAM INNOVATIONS AND FURTHER RESEARCH CONCERNING SERIOUS OFFENDERS (I.E., YOUTHFUL RECIDIVISTS, VIOLENT OFFENDERS, OR PERPETRATORS OF PROPERTY LOSS OR DAMAGE). DOCUMENTS INCLUDE BOOKS, JOURNAL ARTICLES, TECHNICAL REPORTS FROM PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS, AND A FILM. THE DOCUMENTS ARE ENTERED ALPHABETICALLY UNDER FOUR CATEGORIES. THE FIRST GROUP OF DOCUMENTS CITED PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF GENERAL INFORMATION AND STUDIES OF FACTORS PRECIPITATING SERIOUS JUVENILE OFFENSES. THE SECTION ON IDENTIFICATION AND DEFINITION OF THE SERIOUS JUVENILE OFFENDER COVERS PSYCHOLOGICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS RELATED TO SERIOUS OR CHRONIC OFFENSES AND SCREENING PROCEDURES INVOLVED IN IDENTIFICATION. THE SECTION ON ADJUDICATION AND DISPOSITION COVERS PROSECUTION IN ADULT COURT, REDUCTION OF THE AGE LIMIT FOR CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO THE COURTS. THE SECTION ON TREATMENT MODALITIES LISTS DOCUMENTS ON INCARCERATION, PROBATION, HALFWAY HOUSES, AND OTHER INNOVATIVE PROJECTS SUCH AS VISIONQUEST, BRONX COURT-RELATED UNIT (CRU), AND PROJECT NEW PRIDE. MOST OF THE DOCUMENTS WERE PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1976 AND 1979. FOR EACH DOCUMENT, BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION AND AN INFORMATIVE ABSTRACT ARE INCLUDED. SOURCES FOR OBTAINING EACH BOOK AND THE FILM ARE ALSO PROVIDED. SUBJECT, AUTHOR, AND TITLE INDEXES ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Recidivists; Summaries; Violent offenders; Youthful offenders
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