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Strategies of Violence Prevention within the German Framework of Juvenile Criminal Law


Viehmann, Horst
In: Centre for the Prevention of Youth Crime (Hrsg.) (2009):
Strategies of Violence Prevention within the German Framework of Juvenile Criminal Law. Deutsches Jugendinstitut
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Contents:
  • The Challenge for the German Juvenile Justice System - and the Objective
  • The Importance of Violence as an Element within Juvenile Criminality
  • The Role of the Media
  • The Legal Framework - The German Juvenile Courts Act
    • Education as a Preventive Principle
    • Formal Legal Options for Reaction
    • Procedural (Informal) Disposals
    • Formal Sanctions after an Offender has been Charged (non-custodial / custodial)
  • German Juvenile Court Practice
  • Youth Justice Administration in Germany: Personnel and Training
  • Current Proposal for Reforms to the German Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Concluding Remarks