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New issue available of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth

January 31, 2018

The next issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download.


This issue covers the following topics:

  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?

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.

Back issues of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth are available here. Back issues of Criminological Highlights are available here and directly by email.  Email Anthony.Doob@utoronto.ca or Rosemary.Gartner@utotonto.ca if you would like to be added to the email distribution list. 






 



This issue covers the following topics:

 



This issue covers the following topics:

 



This issue covers the following topics: