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Youth at Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean ; Understanding the Causes, Realizing the Potential

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Series: Directions in Development | Human DevelopmentPublication details: Washington, D.C. : The World Bank 2008Edition: 1. EdDescription: xv, 307 ppISBN:
  • 978-0-8213-7520-4
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 362 Social welfare problems and services
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Contents:
from the Table of Contents: Acknowledgments; Overview; Introduction; Laying the Groundwork: Motivations for Focusing on At-Risk Youth; A Conceptual Framework and Its Application for Policy Making; Identifying At-Risk Youth for Better Programming and Targeting; Informing Policy by Understanding the Trends and Causes of Risky Behavior in LAC: Understanding the Nature and the Magnitude of Risky Behavior; Identifying the Factors That Put Youth at Risk; Helping Young People Make Good Choices. Programming, Policy, and Implementation: Principles for Building an Effective Portfolio for Youth at Risk; Prioritizing What Works; Moving From a Wish List to Action; Investing in Youth in LAC. Key Messages and Conclusions; Appendices: Population in LAC by Age and Sex; Methodology for Estimating the Cost of Negative Youth Behavior; Methodology for Devising the Typology of At-Risk Youth; Measuring Youth Outcomes; Estimated Taxpayer Costs and Crime-Reduction Benefits of 16 Crime Prevention Programs; Sources of Information for Evaluated Programs; Boxes; Figures; Tables;
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from the Table of Contents: Acknowledgments; Overview; Introduction; Laying the Groundwork: Motivations for Focusing on At-Risk Youth; A Conceptual Framework and Its Application for Policy Making; Identifying At-Risk Youth for Better Programming and Targeting; Informing Policy by Understanding the Trends and Causes of Risky Behavior in LAC: Understanding the Nature and the Magnitude of Risky Behavior; Identifying the Factors That Put Youth at Risk; Helping Young People Make Good Choices. Programming, Policy, and Implementation: Principles for Building an Effective Portfolio for Youth at Risk; Prioritizing What Works; Moving From a Wish List to Action; Investing in Youth in LAC. Key Messages and Conclusions; Appendices: Population in LAC by Age and Sex; Methodology for Estimating the Cost of Negative Youth Behavior; Methodology for Devising the Typology of At-Risk Youth; Measuring Youth Outcomes; Estimated Taxpayer Costs and Crime-Reduction Benefits of 16 Crime Prevention Programs; Sources of Information for Evaluated Programs; Boxes; Figures; Tables;

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