Juvenile Delinquency Mainstream and Crosscurrents

ISBN-10: 0199859744

ISBN-13: 9780199859740

Edition: 2nd 2013

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A Critical Issue Demands a Critical Approach.Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Second Edition, is a broad, comprehensive introduction to one of society's most pressing problems.Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, the book gets readers thinking critically about important real-world issues including the effects of inequality, race, class, and gender on juvenile delinquency and the justice system.Lively, engaging, and accessible,Juvenile Delinquencyis ideal for delinquency courses in both criminal justice and sociology departments.FEATURES OF THIS EDITION*Straightforward explanationsof theory, history, gender, and international issues*Rich pedagogical features,including a new box program highlighting issues of race, class, and gender, as well as new review questions and learning objectives*New chapter on substance abuse*Enhanced coverage of many issuesincluding biological theories of crime, prevention strategies and programs, and reentry*Completely updatedwith the latest research, statistics, and developments in the fieldSUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCES*New companion website(www.oup.com/us/fuller) featuring a variety of resources* A thoroughly updatedInstructor's Manual(ISBN 978-0-19-994465-1) containing PowerPoint-based lecture slides, a test bank, and more
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List price: $105.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Definitions, History and Measurement
What Is a Juvenile Delinquent?
The Social Construction of Childhood
Defining the Terms
Transition or Rebellion
"Parens Patriae" and the Law
Adolescents and Juvenile Delinquency
Measuring Delinquency
Defining Crime and Delinquency
The Dark Figure of Crime
Measurement Tools
The Uniform Crime Reports
Juvenile Delinquency and the UCR
The National Incident-Based Reporting System
The National Crime Victimization Survey
Self-Report Studies
Measures of Youths as Victims and Offenders
Youths as Victims
Sexual Victimization
Effects of Youth Victimization
A Typology of Juvenile Delinquents
Status Offenders
Property Offenders
Drug Users and Abusers
Gang Members
Chronic and Violent Juvenile Delinquents
The System of Last Resort
Growing Up Too Soon
Are We Waging a War on Children?
The Development of Social Control
Development of the Concept of Childhood
Acquiring Adulthood
Leaving Home at an Early Age
The Child Reform Movement
The Child Savers
The Juvenile Court
History of the Juvenile Court
Boys, Girls, and Bias: The Double Standard
For Their Own Good
The Modern System
Status Offenses
Language and Terminology
The Changing Nature of Childhood
Modern Childhood
Trends in Thinking about Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Theories of Deliquency
Theoretical Foundations of Crime and Delinquency
What Good Is Theory and What Is Good Theory?
The Scientific Method and Social Science
Spiritual Explanations of Crime and Delinquency
The Classical School of Criminology
History of the Classical School
Cesare Beccaria
Jeremy Bentham
Deterrence Theory
What Is Deterrence?
Deterrence and Juveniles
The Classical School of Criminology Today
Rational Choice Theory
Shock Deterrence
Shock Incarceration
Scared Straight-Style Programs
Juvenile Boot Camps
Can Modern Deterrence Work?
The Positivist School of Criminology
History of the Positivist School
Adolphe Quetelet
Andre-Michel Guerry
Auguste Comte
Cesare Lombroso
Positivism and Juveniles
Biological and Psychological Theories of Delinquency
Biological Theories
The First Biological Theories of Crime
Cesare Lombroso and Atavisms
William Sheldon and Body Types
Franz Joseph Gall and Phrenology
Studies of Twins and Adopted Children
Heredity and Behavior
Biosocial Theory
Psychological Theories
Psychodynamic Perspective
Piaget's Cognitive Development
Moral Development
Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development
Does Sex Affect Morality?
Intelligence and Delinquency
Intellectual Disability
Freud, Personality, and Delinquent Behavior
Is There an Antisocial Personality?
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
Sociological Theories of Delinquency
Social Structure Theories
Social Disorganization
Urban Inequality
Social Process Theories
Learning Theories
Differential Association
Social Learning Theory
Techniques of Neutralization
Anomie and Strain Theory
Durkheim and Anomie
Merton and Strain
Agnew and Strain
Social Control Theory
Personality and Social Control
Containment Theory
Hirschi's Social Control Theory
Subcultural Theories
Delinquent Boys
Differential Opportunity Theory
Focal Concerns of the Lower Class
Subculture of Violence
The Code of the Street
Social Reaction Theories
Labeling Theory
Shaming Theory
Critical, Life-course, and Integrated Theories
Critical Theories
Marxist Theory
Left Realism
Critical Race Theory
Postmodern Criminology
Cultural Criminology
Peacemaking Criminology
Life-Course Theories
Life-Course-Persistent and Adolescent-Limited Crime
Life-Course-Persistent Offenders
Adolescent-Limited Offenders
Pathways and Turning Points
The Prediction Problem
Integrated Theories
Elliott's Integrated Theory of Delinquent Behavior
Thornberry's Interactional Theory of Delinquency
Tittle's Control Balance Theory
Deliquency in Society
Female Delinquency
Girls to Women: A Developmental View
Physical Development
Cognitive Development
Psychological and Social Development
Fitting In and Being Popular
Dating and Sex
Cutting the Strings of Parental Control
The Extent and Nature of Female Delinquency
Theories of Female Delinquency
Biological Theories
Early Puberty and Delinquency in Girls
Psychological Theories
Sociological Theories
Feminist Theories
Gender and the Juvenile Justice System
The Family and Delinquency
Functions of the Family
Challenges in Families Today
Child Victimization in the Family
Child Neglect
Failure-to-Thrive Syndrome
Emotional Neglect
Unsafe Home Environment
Drug and Alcohol Use
Medical Neglect
Physical Child Abuse
Sexual Child Abuse
Families and Delinquency
Social Support
Family Conflict
Parents and Siblings
Schools and Delinquency
The Purpose of School
Keeping Control
Preventing Delinquency in School
What about the Teachers?
School Safety
School Shootings
School Failure and Delinquency
Suspension and Expulsion
Dropping Out
Education and Juvenile Delinquency
Youth Gangs and Delinquency
What is a Gang?
Studying Gangs
Delinquency, Peers, and Group Activity
Joining the Gang
Types of Gangs
Black and Hispanic Gangs
The People, Latin Kings, and Vice Lords
Asian Gangs
White Gangs
Gangs and Females
Dealing with Gangs
Prevention, Suppression, and Treatment of Gangs
Primary Gang Prevention
Secondary Gang Prevention
Tertiary Gang Prevention
Substance Abuse
Drugs Youths Use
Prescription Drugs
Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Other Substances
Why Do Youths Take Drugs?
Peer Pressure
Individual Factors
Drugs and Delinquency
The Drug Trade
Supporting a Drug Habit
Prevention and Treatment
Juvenile Justice System an Cultural Comparisons
The Police
A Short History of Juvenile Policing
The Police: Dealing with Juvenile Delinquents and Victims
Dealing with Juveniles
Specialized Juvenile Policing
Juvenile Officers
Juvenile Units
Gang Units
Neglected and Abused Children
Status Offenders
Violent Juveniles
Procedure: What the Police Do
Taking into Custody
Fingerprints and Photographs
Search and Seizure
Miranda and Juveniles
Waiver of Miranda Rights
The Juvenile Miranda
Discretion: How the Police Decide What to Do
Demands of the Law
Demands of the Situation
Racial Discrimination by the Police
Sex Discrimination by the Police
Controlling Police Discretion
Prevention: What the Police Do to Help
Community Policing
Problem-Oriented Policing
Zero-Tolerance Policing
The Juvenile Court
Organization and Jurisdiction
Key Players
Juvenile Court Judge
Juvenile Defense Counsel
Public Defenders
Juvenile Intake Officers
Juvenile Probation Officers
Juvenile Court Process
Custody and Detention
Petitions and Summonses
Juvenile Court Hearings
Preliminary Hearing
Adjudicatory Hearing
Dispositional Hearing
Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining
Jury Trial
Plea Bargaining
Due Process
Right to a Lawyer
Protection against Self-Incrimination
Right to Notice of Charges
Right to Confront and Cross-Examine Witnesses
Protection against Double Jeopardy
Confidentiality and Accountability
Trying Juveniles as Adults
Judicial Waiver
Direct Filing
Statutory Exclusion
Blended Sentencing
Who Gets Waived to the Criminal Court?
Juvenile Corrections
Community Corrections
Standard Probation
Intensive-Supervision Probation
Electronic Monitoring
Home Confinement
Fines and Victim Compensation
Residential Treatment Programs
Foster Care
Group Homes and Halfway Houses
Alternative-Experience Programs
Advantages of Residential Treatment Programs
Secure Confinement
Detention Centers
Juvenile Correctional Facilities
Boot Camp Prisons
State Prisons
Suicide Prevention
Incarcerated Girls
Correctional Programs
Vocational Training
Recreational Programs
Counseling and Treatment
Nondirective Counseling
Directive Counseling
Group Counseling
International and Comparative Delinquency
Culture and the Discontented
Comparative Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in Other Nations
South Africa
England and Wales
Yob Culture
Hong Kong
International Victimization of Children
Children at War
Child Prostitution
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