What Works (and What Does Not) in Youth Violence Prevention: Rethinking the Questions and Finding New Answers

Over the past decades, public concern over youth violence has led to a proliferation of prevention programs as well as a corresponding push to identify programs that “work.” A more accurate understanding of effectiveness as well as failure can be found by reframing the questions to ask what works, for whom, and under what conditions.

Nancy G. Guerra, Paul Boxer, and Clayton R. Cook
New Directions for Evaluation Special Issue: Pitfalls and Pratfalls: Null and Negative Findings in Evaluating Interventions, vol 2006, issue 110, pages 59–71, Summer 2006
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ev.187/abstract (Pay to View)


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