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Never Too Early: A Comprehensive National Prevention Strategy

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sets out a comprehensive national early prevention strategy that has the expressed aim of saving children from a life of crime and is grounded in the leading scientific evidence on what ... More


Introduction: The Need for Early Prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about saving children from a life of crime. This book aims to change national policies to focus on early childhood prevention ... More


Institutional Capacities of the United Nations to Prevent and Halt Atrocity Crimes

Ekkehard Strauss

in The Responsibility to Prevent: Overcoming the Challenges of Atrocity Prevention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717782
eISBN:
9780191787294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717782.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the myriad of ways in which the four acts specified in the ‘Summit Outcome’ document have been responded to within the UN system, including principal UN organs, subsidiary ... More


Delinquency Prevention as Crime Control

in Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Delinquency prevention is generally characterized as a collection of theories and intervention techniques that attempts to redirect the life course of youth away from crime and toward more socially ... More


Workplace Violence: Prevention and Aftermath

Allen K. Hess and Clara E. Hess

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This concluding chapter provides suggestions for both preventing violence in the workplace and preparing for their aftermath. Given that workplace aggression and violence is a growing concern for ... More


The Long-Term View

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that along with intensifying current efforts to decrease mortality from HIV and reduce its spread to low endemic levels, AIDS programs and societies at large should shift the ... More


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