Delinquency and Justice

ISBN-10: 0801333075

ISBN-13: 9780801333071

Edition: 2003

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Delinquency and Justice: A Cultural Perspective takes a humanistic perspective and offers insights into the cultures at work within the juvenile justice system. This text provides knowledge of issues, policies, and rationales of the juvenile court essential for anyone who intends to work within the criminal justice field. Entire chapters are devoted to gender and ethnicity; other chapters include coverage of religion, policy, and international juvenile justice.
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Book details

List price: $147.20
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Dr Paul Knepper is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Sheffield

Each chapter begins with
“Chapter Objectives,”
“Introduction,” and ends with
“Key Concepts,”
“Discussion Questions,”
Explaining Delinquency
Justice for Juveniles
Historical Perspective
Patterns of Delinquency
Statistics and Research
Delinquency Patterns and Trends
Delinquency in Other Nations
Theories of Delinquency: Bio-Psychological Explanations
Bio-Psychological Theories
Biological Perspectives
Contemporary Bio-Psychological Theories
Sociological Theories of Delinquency
Traditional Theories
Alternative Theories
Schools and Delinquent Behavior
Historical Perspective
The Role of the Teacher
School Systems
Legal Issues
School Violence
Families and Delinquency
The Changing Family Concept
Feminism and the Changing Family
Technological Advances
Single Parent Families
Two Parent Families
Changing Attitudes
Parental Liability Laws
Different Types of Families
Administrative Hearings
Immigration and Naturalization Services
Peers, Gangs, and Delinquency
Why Do Youths Join Gangs? Factors Leading to Gang Involvement
Gang Elements
Types of Gangs
Violence and Gangs
Remedies for the Gang Problem
Females and Delinquency
Historical Perspective
Gender Neutral Language
Micro Victimization
Macro Victimization
Profile of a Female Delinquent
Changing Attitudes
Technological Advances
Juvenile Court and the Female Offender
Incarceration of Female Offenders
Death Penalty
Teen Pregnancy
Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Delinquency
Race and Ethnicity
The Police and Juveniles
Police in America
Juvenile Units
Police Encounters with Juveniles
Police Officer or Social Worker? Community Policing and Juveniles
Police/Community Initiatives
Juvenile Court Process
Organization of Juvenile Court
Prosecution, Defense, and the Judiciary
Delinquency Proceedings
Juvenile Corrections
Origins of Juvenile Corrections
Types of Institutions
The Rehabilitation Question
The Shape of Success
Juvenile Corrections Issues
Preventing Delinquency
The Logic of Prevention
Delinquency Prevention Strategies
Federal Efforts to Prevent Delinquency
The Color of Delinquency Prevention Promising Prevention Programs
Teen Court
Community Response to Delinquency
Community Corrections for Juveniles
Community Corrections Alternatives
The Future of Juvenile Justice
The Illinois Juvenile Court Centennial
The End of the Juvenile Court? The 21st Century Juvenile Court
Will the Court Survive?
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