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This text deals with the interrelationships among theory, policy, and practice in juvenile justice. It is written to appeal to students preparing for a career in juvenile justice, practitioners in the juvenile justice field, and those whose professional careers bring them into frequent contact with juvenile justice practitioners. Topics covered include the history of juvenile justice, legal considerations in juvenile justice, theory and policy in juvenile justice, and current realities in the practice of juvenile justice. In this new edition, materials have been updated throughout, new examples and illustrations have been added, and a student website providing Internet exercises and resources has been included.
Table of Contents
|Juvenile Justice in Historical Perspective|
|Defining and Measuring Offenses By and Against Juveniles|
|Characteristics of Juvenile Offenders|
|Theories of Causation|
|Purpose and Scope of Juvenile Court Acts|
|Juvenile Justice Procedures|
|Juveniles and the Police|
|Key Figures in Juvenile Court Proceedings|
|Prevention and Diversion Programs|
|Child Abuse and Neglect|
|Violent Juveniles and Gangs|
|Juvenile Justice around the World|
|The Future of Juvenile Justice|
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