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Juvenile Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior A Developmental Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0131599259

ISBN-13: 9780131599253

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Curt R. Bartol, Anne M. Bartol

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Taking a psychological orientation, thisnbsp;book examines the causes, prevention, and intervention of juvenile offending from a contemporary developmental perspective. It looks at how the juvenile offender is influenced by multiple systems within the social environment, issues of resilience and human strength, and strategies for prevention, intervention and treatment. Multicultural perspectives are considered throughout and this edition features more on developmental research, juvenile gangs, and child and adolescent psychopathy.nbsp; Photos, graphs, tables, and figuresare integrated throughout the book for anbsp; visual, easy learning experience.
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Book details

List price: $113.32
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.90" wide x 9.10" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Curt R. Bartol was a college professor for more than 30 years, teaching a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses, including Biopsychology, Criminal Behavior, Juvenile Delinquency, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, and Psychology and Law. He earned his PhD in personality/social psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State College's graduate program in forensic psychology and served as its director for 6 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, he has been a consulting police psychologist to local, municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for over 25 years. In…    

Anne M. Bartol earned an MA and a PhD in criminal justice from State University of New York at Albany. She also holds an MA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services In addition to editing Current Perspectives , she has co-authored Introduction to Forensic Psychology , Juvenile Delinquency , Psychology and Law , and Criminal Behavior . She has served as book review editor and managing editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice,…    

Introduction to Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior
Extrafamilial and Family risk Factors
Individual Risk Factors in the Development of Delinquency
Protective Factors and Resilience
Classical Theories of Juvenile Delinquency and Their Updates
Developmental Theories and Models of Delinquency
Child and Adolescent Psychopathy
The Measurement and Extent of Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Violent Crime
Substance Abuse, Alcohol, and Delinquency
Youth Gangs and Delinquency
Prevention and Early Intervention
Treatment Approaches