9780078026560

Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026560

  • ISBN10:

    0078026563

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/14/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices provides a student-friendly introduction to the juvenile justice system. Practical application is emphasized through features that focus on policies, programs, practices and careers. The text reviews the current legal atmosphere of juvenile justice and current events that have impacted the field.

Table of Contents

Taylor/Fritsch, Juvenile Justice 4e

Brief TOC

Preface

1. The Juvenile Justice System

2. History of the Juvenile Justice System

3. Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims

4. Choice, Deterrence, Biological and Psychological Theories

5. Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction theories

6. Delinquency Prevention and Intervention

7. Police and Juveniles

8. Juvenile Law and Procedure

9. The Juvenile court

10. Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System

11. Community-based Corrections for Juveniles

12. Institutional Corrections for Juveniles

13. Gangs and Delinquency

14. Special Populations

15. Future Directions in Juvenile Justice

Endnotes

Glossary

Credits

Index

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A useful read October 31, 2014
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"Not really shocking introspective of the juvenile criminal system, as many of the issues are kind of common knowledge."
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