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Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society

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ISBN-10: 1506347495

ISBN-13: 9781506347493

Edition: 2nd 2018 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Kristin A. Bates, Richelle S. Swan

List price: $100.00
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Bates' Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, second edition presents a fresh, critical approach that examines the phenomenon of juvenile delinquency in context, with an emphasis on the intersections of race, gender, and class in forming delinquent behavior. Authors Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan substantively links theories of delinquency not just to current public policies but to existing community programs and encourages students to consider how existing theories of delinquency can be used to create new policies and programs. Exploring the social diversity that explains varying experiences and behavior, as well as the context, theories, and applications, Bates offers an…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

Kristin Bates is Professor of Sociology and Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University San Marcos. Her current research examines the impact of suppression policies such as Civil Gang Injunctions on communities, families, and individuals. She has co-authored several books, including an examination of social justice in the United States using Hurricane Katrina as the case study, deviance and social control, and juvenile delinquency. She earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington in 1998 and has been a faculty member at Cal State San Marcos ever since.

Richelle S. Swan is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology & Justice Studies at California State University, San Marcos. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine, and her M.S. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. She teaches a number of classes related to delinquency, crime, law & social justice. Her ongoing research projects include the impact of gang injunction laws on Southern California communities (with Kristin Bates), as well the intersection of gender and race issues and transformative justice programs and movements. Past research has included works on topics such as problem solving courts, welfare fraud…