ERIC Number: ED156990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Federal Juvenile Delinquency Programs: First Analysis and Evaluation. Volumes One and Two.
National Inst. for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Dept. of Justice/LEAA), Washington, DC.
This publication outlines the activities of the Office of Juvenile Justice since its creation. It also reports on the entire Federal effort in delinquency prevention and juvenile justice. An introductory section describes the history and purpose of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-415). Other sections describe the functioning of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; analyze the federal role in juvenile delinquency prevention; outline the current federal effort; present priority needs and spending patterns; and assess federal program and project evaluations. A final section briefly suggests information needed for future planning. Extensive appendices (published as a separate volume) deal with budgets for delinquency-related programs, data bases for budget analysis, and other federal programs related to the area. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Delinquency Prevention, Federal Programs, Government Role, Information Needs, Justice, Juvenile Courts, Program Descriptions, Research Projects, Youth Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 (Volume One: Stock number 027-000-00388-5, price $1.29; Volume Two: Stock number 027-000-00430-0, price $2.40)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Dept. of Justice/LEAA), Washington, DC.