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Saving Children from a Life of Crime Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

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ISBN-10: 0195378997

ISBN-13: 9780195378993

Edition: 2009

Authors: David P. Farrington, Brandon C. Welsh

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After decades of rigorous study in the United States and across the Western world, a great deal is known about the early risk factors for offending. High impulsiveness, low attainment, criminal parents, parental conflict, and growing up in a deprived, high-crime neighborhood are among the most important factors. There is also a growing body of high quality scientific evidence on the effectiveness of early prevention programs designed to prevent children from embarking on a life of crime. Drawing on the latest evidence, Saving Children from a Life of Crime is the first book to assess the early causes of offending and what works best to prevent it. Preschool intellectual enrichment, child…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: The Need for Early Prevention
Early Risk and Protective Factors
Understanding Risk and Protective Factors
Individual Factors
Family Factors
Socioeconomic, Peer, School, and Community Factors
Prevention in the Early Years
Understanding Risk-Focused Prevention
Individual Prevention
Family Prevention
Peer, School, and Community Prevention
Toward a National Strategy
Never Too Early: A Comprehensive National Prevention Strategy