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NCJ Number: 98684 Find in a Library
Title: Delinquency as a Scarce Resource
Journal: Howard Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:24  Issue:2  Dated:(May 1985)  Pages:93-107
Author(s): J Pratt
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 15
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This article suggests that demographic change may be one of the reasons why the overall number of recorded delinquents is falling.
Abstract: In the light of projections that the juvenile population will continue to decline, the paper examines what this might mean in the context of the current level of provision and resources for young offenders. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): England; Foreign juvenile justice systems; Juvenile arrest statistics; Juvenile arrest trends; Juvenile delinquency
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