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The Life-Style Violent Juvenile
by Andrew Vachss


Before any of his novels were ever published, Andrew Vachss turned his frontline experiences into a textbook in which he detailed a plan for total reformation of incarceration—and treatment—modalities aimed at juveniles convicted of serious, violent offenses. Entitled The Life-Style Violent Juvenile: The Secure Treatment Approach, it was released by Lexington Books in 1979, and contained, among other features, the actual layout of the proposed facility and interviews with some very dangerous ... and very informative ... individuals. The book had a total printing of maybe a few thousand copies—so finding one today is nearly impossible outside of libraries. But...

• You can view online the architectural guides for a Secure Treatment Unit;

• You can read an excerpt from the book online;

• You can read the transcript of a speech Mr. Vachss gave on the very same subject;

• You can search for and read the 21 books and articles that cite The Life-Style Violent Juvenile
The Life-Style Violent Juvenile by Andrew Vachss
read an excerpt

The Zero—thanks to the monumental efforts of Molly Mullen and Rose Dawn Scott, amongst others— produced copies in a searchable Microsoft Word file, available on CD-ROM.

Anyone who has questions about the CD may contact The Zero.

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