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Juvenile Justice

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780495504375

ISBN10:
0495504378
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/25/2009
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

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
Juvenile Victims
Juvenile Offenders
Youth Gangs
The Police and Juveniles
Pretrial Services and Diversion
The Juvenile Court
Juvenile Corrections
Preventing Delinquency and Recidivism
Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads: The Accelerating Call for Reform
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