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Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 5 Issue 3

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

  1. Does employment reduce offending for ‘high risk’ youths?
  2. Do transfers to adult court hurt youths’ life chances?
  3. How can school policies affect crime?
  4. Why is it in the public interest to allow people to free themselves from their criminal records?
  5. Does what men look like affect the sentences they receive?
  6. Do drug courts encourage police to charge minor drug offenders?

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.