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Juvenile Delinquency:

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ISBN-10: 0132987317

ISBN-13: 9780132987318

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: Clemens Bartollas, Frank J. Schmalleger

List price: $133.33
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A sociological exploration of the causes and consequences of delinquent behavior. Juvenile Delinquency, Ninth Edition, explores what delinquency is, its causes and influences, and strategies for delinquency prevention. Beyond simply analyzing the problems of delinquency in American society, the authors also examine what can be done about delinquent behavior. The text follows a strong sociological focus and discusses how delinquency develops across a life course, including how it begins, persists, and/or how it terminates in the lives of individuals. The text is unified by the theme of delinquency prevention and offers evidence-based policy recommendations and suggestions for possible…    
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Book details

List price: $133.33
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

The Nature and Extent of Delinquency
Adolescence and Delinquency
Measurement and Nature of Delinquency
The Causes of Delinquency
Individual Causes of Delinquency
Social Structural Causes of Delinquency
Social Process Theories of Delinquency
Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency
The Environmental Influences on and the Prevention of Delinquency
Gender and Delinquency
Families and Delinquency
Schools and Delinquency
Gangs and Delinquency
Drugs and Delinquency
The Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice Process
Police and the Juvenile
Juvenile Court
Community-Based Corrections
Juvenile Institutions and Aftercare