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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE gives you coverage of essential theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, reader-friendly paperback! Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this brief text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. And this cutting-edge book includes leading-edge learning aids! Study more effectively and achieve success in your course with chapter objectives, critical thinking questions, and a helpful point-by-point summary in each chapter. Plus, the book's many accompanying resources, such as a Mobile Content Study Guide and the Book Companion Website, get you ready for your next exam!
Table of Contents
|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|
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