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Juvenile Delinquency The Core

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ISBN-10: 0495095427

ISBN-13: 9780495095422

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh

List price: $211.95
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Siegel and Welsh's JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE presents theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, student-friendly paperback! Praised as much for its authority and balance as it is for the authors' ability to engage students in the juvenile delinquency course, this brief book is an exceptional value. In 464 concise pages, Siegel and Welsh help students understand the nature of delinquency, its causes and correlates, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. The authors review recent legal cases, research studies, and policy initiatives, and in this, the Third Edition, include enhanced and expanded coverage of emerging policies and…    
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Book details

List price: $211.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Childhood and Delinquency
The Nature and Extent of Delinquency
Individual Views of Delinquency
Sociological Views of Delinquency
Developmental Views of Delinquency
"New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Primary Prevention Efforts: Early Childhood."
Gender and Delinquency
The Family and Delinquency
Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups
Schools and Delinquency
Drug Use and Delinquency
"New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Secondary Prevention Efforts: Family and Community."
The History and Development of Juvenile Justice
Police Work with Juveniles
Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing
Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization
"New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Tertiary Prevention Efforts: The Role of the Juvenile Justice System."
Concluding Notes: American Delinquency
Appendix: Excerpts from the U.S. Constitution
Name Index
Subject Index