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Nurturing Pillars of SocietyUnderstanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong$
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Francis Wing-lin Lee

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789888028801

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.001.0001

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Juvenile Justice Issues (2): Community-based Treatments (CBTs) for Young Offenders

Juvenile Justice Issues (2): Community-based Treatments (CBTs) for Young Offenders

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(p.151) 14 Juvenile Justice Issues (2): Community-based Treatments (CBTs) for Young Offenders
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Nurturing Pillars of Society
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Francis Wing-lin Lee

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0014

Imprisonment is the usual outcome when considering measures for correction and punishment for offenders. As this method is associated with a deterrence effect, it can promote the safety of the majority by isolating dangerous criminals. While incarceration is a custodial or non-community based treatment, community-based treatments may also be imposed in which offenders are able to receive supervision or participate in reparation activities while still living with their families and working or attending school. Such treatment is intended for more impulsive young offenders who are vulnerable to crime-committing situations. This chapter focuses on the issue of whether community-based treatments (CBTs)—Police Superintendent's Discretion Scheme (PSDS), Probation, and Community Service Orders(CSOs)—are indeed more humanitarian and effective.

Keywords:   community-based treatments, Police Superintendent's Discretion Probation, probation, CSOs, incarceration, imprisonment, reparation activities

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