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Author Zimring, Franklin E.

Title American youth violence / Franklin E. Zimring.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.36 ZIM    Available
Description xiii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in crime and public policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Youth violence in the 1990s -- [ch]. 1. Perception of a problem is a problem -- [ch]. 2. American youth violence: a profile -- [ch]. 3. Youth violence epidemic: myth or reality? -- [ch]. 4. Case of the terrifying toddlers -- pt. 2. Legal policy toward youth violence -- [ch]. 5. Some basic principles -- [ch]. 6. Firearms policy for the young -- [ch]. 7. "That malice which is to supply age": standards for transfer to criminal court -- [ch]. 8. Adolescents who kill -- pt. 3. Two larger contexts -- [ch]. 9. Youth violence and the future of the juvenile court -- [ch]. 10. Youth violence and youth policy.
Subject Juvenile delinquency -- Government policy -- United States.
Violent crimes -- Government policy -- United States.
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.
ISBN 0195121457 (alk. paper)
9780195121452 (alk. paper)
019514063X (pbk.)
9780195140637 (pbk.)

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