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Aarons, John, 1958-
Dispatches from juvenile hall : fixing a failing system / John Aarons, Lisa Smith, and Linda Wagner
New York : Penguin Books, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV9104 .A614 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States
Juvenile delinquents -- United States
Physical Description xxi, 185 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-185)
Contents Personal narratives. Jasmine ; Arturo ; Rachel ; Alan ; Stephanie ; Roger ; Michael ; Chris ; Marcia ; Tyrone -- How to fix the system : assessment and recommendations. A brief history of juvenile justice in the United States ; What doesn't work ; What works ; Risk (who) ; Need (what) ; Treatment (how) ; Program integrity (how well) -- Conclusion
Summary Examines the failure of current efforts to curb juvenile criminality and provides a blueprint for future reform that recommends a program of specific punitive actions, rehabilitation, and family intervention
Alternate Author Smith, Lisa, 1961-
Wagner, Linda, 1960-

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