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Delores D. Jones-Brown and Zelma Weston Henriquez

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Promises and Pitfalls of Mentoring as a Juvenile Justice Strategy

Dolores Jones-Brown and Zelma Henriquez study mentoring programs as a solution for youth violence. They look at some successful results, but also caution against the shortcomings and difficulties in developing programs that meet the culturally diverse needs of young people. They also summarize the disturbing changes taking place in juvenile law.

criminal justice system; social policy; youth and law; youth programs and projects

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 24, No. 4 (1997): 212-233