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Understanding Youth Offending [electronic resource] : Risk Factor Research, Policy and Practice

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843923428Publication details: Uffculme : Willan Publishing, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781843927341
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding Youth Offending : Risk Factor Research, Policy and PracticeDDC classification:
  • 364.360941
LOC classification:
  • HV9145.A5C367 2009
Online resources:
Contents:
Prelims; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms; Introduction. Risk factor research; Chapter 1. examining the unresolved methodological paradoxes of risk factor research; Chapter 2. The origins and developments of risk factor research; Chapter 3. Logitudinal risk factor research in England and Wales - achievements, limitations and potential; Chapter 4. Cross-sectional risk factor research in England and Wales - achievements, limitations and potential; Chapter 5. Hunting for the universal risk factor
Chapter 6. Risk assessment in the Youth Justice System: application without understanding?Chapter 7. Revisiting risk factor research, policy and practice; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour.
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Prelims; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms; Introduction. Risk factor research; Chapter 1. examining the unresolved methodological paradoxes of risk factor research; Chapter 2. The origins and developments of risk factor research; Chapter 3. Logitudinal risk factor research in England and Wales - achievements, limitations and potential; Chapter 4. Cross-sectional risk factor research in England and Wales - achievements, limitations and potential; Chapter 5. Hunting for the universal risk factor

Chapter 6. Risk assessment in the Youth Justice System: application without understanding?Chapter 7. Revisiting risk factor research, policy and practice; Bibliography; Index

This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour.