The Paradox of Youth Violence

The Paradox of Youth Violence

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Is a teenage violent offender a dangerous predator-or a vulnerable innocent that we should rescue from a life of crime? J. William Spencer probes our ambivalent response to youth violence to show how deeply entwined issues of crime, age, race, and class distort our understanding of an important social problem.show more

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  • Hardback | 225 pages
  • 154.94 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588267881
  • 9781588267887
  • 1,555,262