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OP-ED: Are Teenage Crime Proneness and Adolescent Risk Taking Obsolete Myths?

OP-ED: Are Teenage Crime Proneness and Adolescent Risk Taking Obsolete Myths?

That teenage crime and poverty are inextricably related has profound implications for policy. We need fewer age-based remediations and more measures to improve youths’ economic status and college access.

Keywords: crime trends, Mike Males, youth

Posted in Newsroom, Juvenile Justice

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