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Title: Community-Based Residential Alternatives for Juvenile Offenders - A Selected Bibliography
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): C Jones; W Brousseau; R Mills
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Type: Bibliography
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Containing 184 citations, this annotated bibliography on community-based alternatives for juvenile offenders deals with the history and development of alternative programs and specific programs and networks.
Abstract: Materials in an overview section describe the problems of juvenile corrections and the development, costs, and standards of various programs. Networks involving a variety of programs are also included. Separate subject sections cover group homes, foster homes, home detention, and treatment modalities, with descriptions and training guidelines and program evaluations presented for each topic. Arranged alphabetically by author within subject areas, citations also include the publisher, city, date, and number of pages. The documents cited have been selected from the data base of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service and most were published in the 1970's. Availability information is provided, but no pricing information is given. The bibliography includes footnotes and author and title indexes. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Juvenile correctional facilities; Juvenile group houses
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