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Children and Armed Conflict

Susan Mapp.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Criminal Justice; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9100 words.

The United Nations has defined six grave violations that occur in war that impact children: killing or maiming of children, recruitment or use of children as soldiers, sexual violence...

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Juvenile Delinquency

Carolyn Smith.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Criminal Justice; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Justice and Human Rights. 3948 words.

The following article on juvenile delinquency has three major objectives: First, it defines delinquency and discusses its measurement and extent; second, it reviews theory and risk factor...

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Juvenile Justice: Juvenile and Family Courts

Mark Ezell.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Poverty; Social Justice and Human Rights. 6342 words.

This section defines and discusses the jurisdictions of the juvenile and family courts as well as their influences on social work practice. The history of the court, several interpretations...

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Juvenile Justice: Overview

Rosemary C. Sarri.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Criminal Justice; Social Justice and Human Rights. 7400 words.

The juvenile justice system was established with the 1899 founding in Chicago of the Juvenile Court, an institution that spread to all the states in a short period of time. The history,...

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Youth at Risk

Deborah Bass-Rubenstein.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Criminal Justice. 4179 words.

Runaways, throwaways, and homeless youths have always been present in the United States. In recent decades, however, society has become more aware of the problems they face as the problems...

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