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Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Summary
James Garbarino

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Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Summary

Plot Summary

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them by James Garbarino, Ph.D. was a study of the increase of violence in the United States of America from inner-city to small-town. It focused specifically on troubled young men who served time for violence that led to fatalities. Garbarino offered insight into methods society could use to recognize and respond to help troubled youth and decrease violence.

In the 1990s, media showed a haunting trend. There was a dramatic increase in homicides by troubled youth spreading through the American heartland. Safety was no longer a given for children going to school anywhere. Looking into history and interviewing the incarcerated young men associated with lethal violence offered clues to common denominator, which could be addressed to decrease violence in the nation.

In the first part of the book, Garbarino highlighted reasons that boys get lost...

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