Alternative Treatments for Conduct Problems: Brats, Boot Camps, and Bungee Jumps

  • Garry F. A. Coventry
  • Laura G. Swanson


What to do about troublesome young people or young people with troubles is a perennial problem for governments and the general public. This chapter focuses on boot camps, and to a lesser extent wilderness style programs, from a criminological perspective about the general problem of youth (and young adult) crime and youth crime prevention.


Criminal Justice System Juvenile Justice Juvenile Offender Juvenile Justice System Recidivism Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Garry F. A. Coventry
    • 1
  • Laura G. Swanson
    • 1
  1. 1.James Cook UniversityTownsvilleAustralia

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