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Crossroads of Life

Belgium, 1948 (MIFF 1955, Quest for Tomorrow)

Illustrates the many causes of juvenile delinquency with particular reference to adverse environmental influences. Shows how, in a number of countries, the problem of delinquency is being transferred from penal authorities to the sphere of medical, psychological and sociological treatment.

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