Juvenile Justiceby Hess, Kären M.
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Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Fifth Edition. Highly accessible and student friendly, this text explores various programs and processes that exist in today?s juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The fifth edition also includes expanded coverage of measurement, victimization, differences between the adult and juvenile justice systems, diversity, gangs, future trends in the field, cutting-edge policies, and more.
Table of Contents
|Juvenile Justice: Definitions, Measurement and Process|
|The History and Philosophy behind the Juvenile Justice System|
|Theories of Delinquency and Juvenile Offending|
|Youth in Society: Developmental Risks and Protective Factors|
|The Police and Juveniles|
|Pretrial Services and Diversion|
|The Juvenile Court|
|Preventing Delinquency and Recidivism|
|Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads: The Accelerating Call for Reform|
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