The authors examine the research and projects undertaken in Australia and overseas, dealing with the value of sport and recreation programs in reducing juvenile delinquency. They cover the literature on connections between recreation and delinquency reduction, major overseas research, and initiatives in Australia. There is particular emphasis on the applicability of programs to Aboriginal youth.
Sport, recreation and juvenile crime: an assessment of the impact of sport and recreation upon Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth offenders
Australian Institute of Criminology