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ERIC Number: EJ562339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1089-5701
The Powerlessness of Punishment: Angry Pride and Delinquent Identity.
Montgomery, Michael
Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v6 n3 p162-66 Fall 1997
Reports on interventions with gangs of youth in Northern Ireland beyond the control of authorities. Recounts how physical abuse or banishment have proven ineffective in curtailing delinquency and offers a case study to exemplify this point. Details the powerlessness of punishment, advocating high expectations and communication over coercion. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)