Dispatches from Juvenile Hall Fixing a Failing System

ISBN-10: 0143116223

ISBN-13: 9780143116226

Edition: 2009

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Description: A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with decades of collective hands-on experience present a book that cuts through the hype and paranoia to offer real solutions. Drawing on actual case studies, Dispatches from Juvenile Hall shows how conventional “tough on crime” tactics have only worsened the problem, and presents a new blueprint for change that incorporates punitive action, rehabilitation, and family intervention—a progressive program that will encourage and enlighten all those concerned about the future of our youth.

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/25/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Linda Wagner moved to Lake Oconee in Putnam County in 2006 after she and her husband Gregg retired from the staff of Emory Law Library. She has a degree in Home Economics Education and is the author of a self-published autobiographical cookbook entitled "How Green was My Alley."

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