Juvenile Justice An Introduction

ISBN-10: 1455778923
ISBN-13: 9781455778928
Edition: 7th 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Juvenile Justice: An Introduction provides comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system, including history, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, police interaction, court process, due process and community intervention. It also explores the theoretical rationales for the various interventions in order to make a complete evaluation of each effort.This book also examines subthemes of juvenile justice, such as female delinquency, gang delinquency, the use of the death penalty on youths, and finding the correct philosophical approach to juvenile justice. It concludes with a look to the future of the juvenile court, including the real possibility of abolition.Provides an engaging introduction to all aspects of the Juvenile Justice system in America.This seventh edition builds on a trusted and well-known textbook with new material on key issues such as sexting, bullying, social media, and the issues of non-delinquent youth.Robust offerings for students include study questions, discussion questions, "What You Need to Know" sections in each chapter, key terms identified, online case study questions and links to relevant websites.Instructors are provided with helpful test question banks, lesson plans, sample syllabi, Power Point lecture slides, and links to useful websites.Glossary consolidates key terms with definitions.

Introduction - The Definition and Extent of Delinquency
The History of Juvenile Justice
Explaining Delinquency - Biological and Psychological Approaches
Sociological Explanations of Delinquency
Gang Delinquency
Drugs and Delinquency
Policing and Juveniles
The Juvenile Court Process
Due Process and Juveniles
Institutional/Residential Interventions
Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections
Restorative Justice
The Victimization of Juveniles
Future Directions in Juvenile Justice

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