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Youth and Firearms Violence Information from the Violence Policy Center Animal Abuse and Youth Violence A report on the psychiatric, psychological, and criminological research linking animal abuse to juvenile- and adult-perpetrated violence
Youth Are Not The Enemy An editorial looking at the need for changes in society's attitudes Youth Violence and Violent Families This report addresses two questions. First, are children who are victims of maltreatment and abuse during childhood more apt to be violent when they are adolescents? And second, are children who are exposed to multiple forms of family violence not just maltreatment more likely to be violent?
Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General A scholarly report that summarizes what research can tell us about the magnitude, causes, and prevention of youth violence Youth Violence Resources from the US Department of Justice
Youth Violence Theme Page Links to two types of resources related to the study of Youth Violence. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme Youth, Crime and the Media: Media representation of and reaction to young people in relation to law and order Using case studies, this book demonstrates the ways in which young people are too often represented as a threat to law and order, morality or community standards, but also illustrates that the media can be used as an expression of youth culture. For a full description and ordering information, click on the title.
A Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders Fear of increased juvenile crime has led to federal and state policies that are inconsistent with statistical realities. An article from the American Youth Policy Forum Youth Violence in the United States Statistics from the US National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Assessing the Exposure of Urban Youth to Violence A summary of a pilot study from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods sponsored by the National Institute of Justice Addressing Youth Victimization Presents recent data on juvenile victimization; discusses victimization trends; discusses effective and promising strategies and programs; and provides updated information on Federal programs since 1996
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence In an effort to establish more complete and valuable information to impact violence-related policies, programs, and practices, CSPV works from a multi-disciplinary platform on the subject of violence and facilitates the building of bridges between the research community and the practitioners and policy makers End Youth Violence Society A compilation of resources and information about youth violence for youth across Canada and the United States
Juvenile Firesetting: A Research Overview Outlines research and theories related to juvenile firesetting, identifies limitations of the research, and recommends prevention strategies No Crime An e-zine which explores youth crime, especially that which involves violence. Its premise is that exaggerating the problem and demonizing youth will not bring about a solution
Youth Violence Resources A listing of articles and resources compiled by The Zero The Apocalypse of Adolescence Discussion of a case that offers entry to a disturbing subject - acts of lethal violence committed by "ordinary" teenagers from "ordinary" communities, teenagers who have become detached from civic life, saturated by the mythic violent imagery of popular culture, and consumed by the dictates of some private murderous fantasy

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America by Geoffrey Canada
Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels by Dan Korem
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis Rodriguez


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