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Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth - Vol. 5, No. 1

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The next issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download.
This issue covers the following topics:

  1. Do curfews for youths reduce crime?
  2. Why do young Black Americans perceive the criminal justice system as unjust?
  3. How are the use of foster care for children and imprisonment for adults linked?
  4. What kinds of strategies can the police use to reduce crime in specific neighborhoods?
  5. Why is some form of criminal record expungement especially important now?
  6. Is the disruptive impact of imprisonment on employment-related to time spent in prison?

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