Skip to main content

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 Issue 1

Resources / Report / Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 Issue 1

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Do punitive policies directed at disruptive students affect other students in the school?
  2. Is procedural justice important for young people?
  3. What is the effect of arresting a youth on future offending and arrests?
  4. Can the police keep a youth from completing high school?
  5. How can symptoms of depression be reduced in youths who are incarcerated?
  6. Why aren’t people deterred by harsh sentences?

These summaries of high quality, policy-related, published research are produced by the Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto. The Children and Youth edition constitutes a selection of these summaries (from the full edition) chosen by researchers at the National Center for Juvenile Justice and the University of Toronto. It is designed for those people especially interested in matters related to children and youth. Each issue of the Children and Youth edition contains “Headlines and Conclusions” for each of 6 articles, followed by one-page summaries of each article.