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Juvenile Delinquency Theory, Practice and Law

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ISBN-10: 0534645666

ISBN-13: 9780534645663

Edition: 9th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh, Joseph J. Senna

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This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of the theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, up-to-the-minute presentation of juvenile delinquency theory and juvenile justice policy issues, the authors examine opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs in a balanced, unbiased way. Rewritten for greater clarity and impact, this new edition addresses the latest hot topics and provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN videos, a CD-ROM, and the Internet. With its many updates and greater array of supplements, the Ninth Edition of JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW presents a powerful and exciting set of teaching resources and learning tools for instructors and students alike.
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Book details

List price: $140.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/15/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Joseph J. Senna graduated from Brooklyn College, Fordham University Graduate School Service, and Suffolk University Law School. Dr. Senna spent over fourteen years teaching law and justice courses at Northeastern University. In addition, he has served as an Assistant District Attorney, Director of Harvard Law School Prosecutorial Program, and consultant to numerous criminal justice organizations. His academic specialties include the areas of Criminal Law, Constitutional Due Process, Criminal Justice, and Juvenile Law. Dr. Senna lives with his wife and sons outside of Boston.

Concept of Delinquency
Childhood and Delinquency
The Nature and Extent of Delinquency
Theories of Delinquency
Individual Views of Delinquency
Sociological Views of Delinquency
Developmental Views of Delinquency
Social, Community and Environmental Influences on Delinquency
Gender and Delinquency
The Family and Delinquency
Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups
Schools and Delinquency
Drug Use and Delinquency
Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives
The Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice: Then and Now
Police Work with Juveniles
The Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing
Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization
Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad
The Future of Juvenile Justice