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Product Description: Describes an intervention designed to reduce youth gun violence in an East Los Angeles neighborhood.

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9780833034755 | Rand Corp, October 1, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Describes an intervention designed to reduce youth gun violence in an East Los Angeles neighborhood.

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Product Description: One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. The most commonly used strategies and programs for combating juvenile delinquency problems primarily rely on intuition and fads...read more

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9780226307190 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 15, 2005, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it.

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9780226307206, titled "Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention As Crime-Control Policy" | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 15, 2007, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it.

Product Description: RAND pioneered ways to quantify the costs and eventual savings to the government from childhood interventions with crime prevention benefits. Books such as Diverting Children from a Life of Crime and Investing in Our Children have shown that some programs ultimately save the government more than they cost...read more

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9780833030818 | Rand Corp, November 30, 2004, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: RAND pioneered ways to quantify the costs and eventual savings to the government from childhood interventions with crime prevention benefits.

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Product Description: Examines four approaches to intervening early in the lives of children at risk of eventual trouble with the law.

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9780833023834 | Rand Corp, June 1, 1996, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Examines four approaches to intervening early in the lives of children at risk of eventual trouble with the law.

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Product Description: In combating crime in America, little attention has been paid to keeping children from becoming criminals. What benefit might be realized from such an approach, and at what cost?
By Criminal Justice Program (other contributor), Peter W. Greenwood, James Irvine Foundation (corporate author) and Berkeley University of California (corporate author)

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9780833026231 | Revised edition (Rand Corp, June 1, 1998), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In combating crime in America, little attention has been paid to keeping children from becoming criminals.

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Product Description: The authors report on the benefits and costs of California's new mandatorysentencing law, which provides for progressively longer sentences with an increasing number of prior convictions for serious felonies.
By Peter W. Greenwood (editor)

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9780833015976 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The authors report on the benefits and costs of California's new mandatorysentencing law, which provides for progressively longer sentences with an increasing number of prior convictions for serious felonies.

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Product Description: This report describes the nature and extent of substance abuse problems in Newark, their effects on the community, and the programs and resources currently addressing them. Because it focuses primarily on the city's problems, this report does not present a very flattering portrait...read more

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9780833014207 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: This report describes the nature and extent of substance abuse problems in Newark, their effects on the community, and the programs and resources currently addressing them.

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Product Description: A classical experimental design was used to determine whether delinquents assigned to an experimental intensive aftercare program implemented in two sites had lower relapse and recidivism rates and a better readjustment to the community than control youths assigned to regular supervision following residential placement, provided by social workers or probation officers...read more

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9780833014771 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A classical experimental design was used to determine whether delinquents assigned to an experimental intensive aftercare program implemented in two sites had lower relapse and recidivism rates and a better readjustment to the community than control youths assigned to regular supervision following residential placement, provided by social workers or probation officers.

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Product Description: Today juvenile delinquents are viewed and treated much like adult criminals. The goal of rehabilitating and reforming youthful offenders--once the primary function of juvenile courts--has largely been abandoned in the past decade in favor of a punishment-orientation that includes extended periods of incarceration...read more
By Peter W. Greenwood (editor)

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9780313255762 | Praeger Pub Text, December 1, 1986, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Today juvenile delinquents are viewed and treated much like adult criminals.

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