Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and delinquency. A final chapter provides a comparative analysis. Text supplemented with photos, charts, tables and illustrations.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
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|Delinquency Theory: Examining Delinquency and Aggression through a Biopsychosocial Approach|
|Youth, Drugs, and Delinquency|
|Violence and Schools: The Problem, Prevention, and Policies|
|A World of Risk: Victimized Children in the Juvenile Justice System - An Ecological Explanation, a Holistic Solution|
|Prosecuting Juvenile Offenders in Criminal Court|
|Youth Behind Bars: Doing Justice or Doing Harm?|
|Race, Delinquency, and Discrimination: Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System|
|In Trouble and Ignored: Female Delinquents in America|
|Sentenced to Die: Controversy and Change in the Ultimate Sanction for Juvenile Offenders|
|Comparative Juvenile Justice Policy: Lessons from Other Countries|