ERIC Number: ED403332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Teens, Crime, and the Community: Education and Action for Safer Schools and Neighborhoods. Second Edition. [and] Teens, Crime, and the Community: Education and Action.
National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, DC.; National Inst. for Citizen Education in the Law, Washington, DC.
The Teens, Crime, and the Community Program presents practical information and problem-solving opportunities to help students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with crime issues. The program and its curriculum advance the idea that teens can contribute energy and talent to the improvement of their communities. This text is part of a curriculum that includes case studies, surveys, role plays, small group exercises, and visual analysis activities. This edition builds on earlier editions, with new information, advice, and competency-building activities designed to help students understand the civic problem of crime and to take action to prevent it. The textbook contains the following chapters: (1) Teens and Crime Prevention; (2) Victims of Crime; (3) Violent Crime; (4) Property Crime and Vandalism; (5) Criminal and Juvenile Justice; (6) Conflict Management; (7) Child Abuse; (8) Acquaintance Rape; (9) Substance Abuse and Drug Trafficking; (10) Drunk Driving; and (11) Shoplifting. An appendix discusses designing an action project, and a glossary lists terms used in the text. Attached is "Teens, Crime and the Community: Education and Action" which contains related promotional materials and order forms. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Community Programs, Conflict Resolution, Crime, Curriculum, Juvenile Justice, Knowledge Level, Prevention, Problem Solving, Program Development, Urban Youth, Violence
International Thomson Publishing, 7625 Empire Dr., Florence, KY 41042; 800-347-7707.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, DC.; National Inst. for Citizen Education in the Law, Washington, DC.
Note: Published promotional materials and order forms relating to this textbook are appended.