Juvenile Delinquency Mainstream and Crosscurrents

ISBN-10: 0131149458

ISBN-13: 9780131149458

Edition: 2009

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Description: This unique & balanced book includes both critical & mainstream perspectives on delinquency & delinquents. The book encourages readers to actively explore juvenile delinquency's definitions, history, measurement, & theories. It also encourages readers to thoroughly examine the juvenile justice system. Relevant to both Criminal Justice & Sociology studies, ""Juvenile Delinquency: The Mainstream & Crosscurrents ""situates the problems of delinquency within the social contexts of the 21st Century. It recognizes the problems of children caught up in crime and illuminates the issues of delinquency.

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Book details

List price: $120.80
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/12/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

John Randolph Fuller has been a professor of criminology at the University West Georgia for more than 27 years. He brings both applied in theoretical background with scholarship has been recognized by his students and peers as an outstanding teacher and scholar.nbsp; In 1991 the student Government Association at West Georgia voted him Arts and Sciences Faculty Member of the Year.nbsp; In 2002, the Student Honors Council recognized him as the Honors Professor of the Year.nbsp; In 2006, he was selected for the Distinguished Scholar Award by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University West Georgia.nbsp; Additionally, in 2006 and was designated as a Governor's Teaching Fellow in recognition of his commitment to students and innovative teaching techniques. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Dr. Fuller has served as a probation and parole officer for the Florida Probation and Parole Commission, working in Broward County, Florida, where he managed a caseload of more than 100 fellows. In addition, he served as a criminal justice planner for the Palm Beach County Metropolitan Criminal Justice Planning Unit.nbsp; In this capacity he worked with every criminal justice agency in a three county area and grants Law-Enforcement Assistance Administration that funneled more than $1 million into local criminal justice agencies.nbsp; By working directly with offenders as a probation and parole officer and with criminal justice administrators as a criminal justice planner, Dr. Fuller has gained significant insights that inform his writing about the criminal justice system and have aided him in identifying both the mainstream practices and in the crosscurrent problems that continue to prevent the achievement of justice for all. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Dr. Fuller has authored and edited numerous journal articles, chapters, and books and criminal justice, criminology, and juvenile delinquency.nbsp; In 2009 he publishedJuvenile Delinquency: Mainstream Crosscurrentswhich extends the theme of this book into the juvenile justice system.nbsp; The first edition ofCriminal Justice: Mainstream Crosscurrentswon the prestigious TEXTY award from The Text and Academic Authors Association.

Juvenile Delinquency: Definitions, History, Measurement, and Cultural Comparisons
What Is a Juvenile Delinquent?
The Development of Social Control
Measuring Delinquency
International and Comparative Delinquency
Theories of Delinquency
Theoretical Foundations of Crime and Delinquency
Biological and Psychological Theories of Delinquency
Sociological Theories of Delinquency
Critical, Life Course, and Integrated Theories
Delinquency in Society
Female Delinquency
The Family and Delinquency
Schools and Delinquency
Youth Gangs and Delinquency
Juvenile Justice System
The Police
The Juvenile Court
Juvenile Corrections
The Future of Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
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