Title

Deterrence, as Delinquency Policy

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2018

Subject: LCSH

Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Criminal courts--United States, Punishment

Disciplines

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Abstract

“Punitive juvenile justice approaches, such as transferring juveniles to adult court and ‘focused’ deterrence strategies, are supported through a belief in general and specific deterrence, but contemporary research suggests that these deterrent effects are limited.”

DOI

10.1002/9781118524275.ejdj0045

Publisher Citation

Myers, D.L. Deterrence, as Delinquency Policy. In Schreck, C. J. (2018). The encyclopedia of juvenile delinquency and justice. Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley Blackwell, 2018.

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