Culture, peers, and delinquency / / lifford R. O'Donnell, editor
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
1 online resource (112 p.)
Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community
Altri autori (Persone)
Juvenile delinquency - Prevention
Lingua di pubblicazione
Materiale a stampa
"Co-published simultaneously as the Journal of prevention & intervention in the community, volume 25, number 2 2003."
First published 2003 by the Haworth Press, Inc.
Nota di bibliografia
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Nota di contenuto
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction: Juvenile Delinquency: Culture and Community, Person and Society, Theory and Research; The Effects of Cultural Differences on Peer Group Relationships; Juvenile Delinquency in Japan; Vietnamese Youth Gangs in Honolulu; Juvenile Delinquency: Peer Influences, Gender Differences and Prevention; Culture, Peers, and Delinquency: Implications for the Community-Peer Model of Delinquency; Index
Increase your understanding of the etiology, prevention, and treatment of delinquency! This informative book provides you with specific strategies to assess delinquency and to increase the effectiveness of any prevention program. In addition, it presents a community peer model of delinquency with important implications for delinquency prevention programs and for delinquency research. Examining specific cultural groups in the United States, including Caucasians, East Asians, South-East Asians, Polynesians/Micronesians, and Vietnamese, as well as Japanese youths in their homeland, this