Public preferences for rehabilitation versus incarceration of juvenile offenders

@article{Piquero2010PublicPF,
  title={Public preferences for rehabilitation versus incarceration of juvenile offenders},
  author={A. Piquero and L. Steinberg},
  journal={Journal of Criminal Justice},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={1-6}
}
  • A. Piquero, L. Steinberg
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Criminal Justice
  • While juvenile justice policy in the United States has become more punitive in recent years, it remains unclear whether the public actually favors this response in lieu of more rehabilitation-oriented services. Public opinion polling generally shows that the public favors less punitive responses than policymakers often suppose, but significant questions remain about the accuracy of these perceptions generally, and in how they have been assessed in particular. Data from four states (Illinois… CONTINUE READING

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