9780135151488

Juvenile Justice Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135151488

  • ISBN10:

    0135151481

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Offering concise, self-contained chapters,Juvenile Justice Today, 1eexplores the history of juvenile justice, the juvenile justice system, and special populations. Video profiles accompany each chapter and give a dramatic picture of juveniles in the system, along with the police, judges and personnel that work with them. The mycrimekit website supports the text and includes an e-book, practice quizzes, essay questions and online activities. Throughout the text, real-world examples and research and evaluations summaries help students understand the juvenile justice system, processes and people within it.

Table of Contents

PART I: HISTORY OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND OFFENDING

1.      History of Juvenile Justice

2.      Juvenile Statistics: Measurement and Analysis

3.      Dealing with Delinquency Theories, Issues, and Practice

 

PART II: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

4.      The Juvenile Justice Process

5.      Juveniles and the Police: Where the System Starts

6.      Juvenile Assessment and Classification

7.      Legal Rights of Juveniles

8.      Juvenile Probation and Diversion

9.      Juvenile Institutions: The Success of Failure

10.  Juvenile Parole

 

PART III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS: JUVENILE VICTIMS AND JUVENILE GANGS

11.  Juvenile Victimization

12.  Juvenile Gangs

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