9780534557287

Juvenile Delinquency Theory, Practice, and Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534557287

  • ISBN10:

    0534557287

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/16/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge and seminal research as well as up-to-the minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, to-the-minute presentation of 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, this thoroughly revised edition achieves new heights of student accessibility through increased pedagogical aids, including a marginal glossary. This edition provides students a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN video, CD-ROM, and the Web.

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY 1(74)
CHAPTER ONE CHILDHOOD AND DELINQUENCY
3(33)
CHAPTER TWO THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF DELINQUENCY
36(39)
PART TWO THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY 75(164)
CHAPTER THREE FOCUS ON THE INDIVIDUAL: CHOICE AND TRAIT THEORIES
77(48)
CHAPTER FOUR SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND DELINQUENCY
125(38)
CHAPTER FIVE SOCIAL PROCESS THEORIES: LEARNING, CONTROL, AND DEVELOPMENTAL
163(44)
CHAPTER SIX SOCIAL REACTION THEORIES: LABELING AND CONFLICT
207(32)
PART THREE ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY 239(190)
CHAPTER SEVEN GENDER AND DELINQUENCY
241(32)
CHAPTER EIGHT THE FAMILY AND DELINQUENCY: MAKEUP, INFLUENCE, AND ABUSE
273(44)
CHAPTER NINE PEERS AND DELINQUENCY: JUVENILE GANGS AND GROUPS
317(41)
CHAPTER TEN SCHOOLS AND DELINQUENCY
358(37)
CHAPTER ELEVEN DRUG USE AND DELINQUENCY
395(34)
PART FOUR JUVENILE JUSTICE ADVOCACY 429(40)
CHAPTER TWELVE THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
431(38)
PART FIVE CONTROLLING JUVENILE OFFENDERS 469(124)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN POLICE WORK WITH JUVENILES
471(36)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN PRETRIAL PROCEDURES
507(39)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN THE JUVENILE TRIAL AND DISPOSITION
546(47)
PART SIX JUVENILE CORRECTIONS 593
CHAPTER SIXTEEN JUVENILE PROBATION AND COMMUNITY TREATMENT
595(31)
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN INSTITUTIONS FOR JUVENILES
626

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