Delinquency in Society

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-08-19
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

Section1 Nature and Extent of Delinquency
Chapter1 Defining Delinquency
Chapter2 Measuring Delinquency
Section2 Delinquency Theories
Chapter3 Choice and Biological Theories
Chapter4 Psychological Theories
Chapter5 Sociological Theories: Cultural Deviance, Strain, and Social Control
Chapter6 Sociological Theories: Labeling and Conflict
Chapter7 Developmental Theories
Chapter8 Female Delinquency Theories
Section3 The Social Context of Delinquency
Chapter9 The Family and Delinquency
Chapter10 Schools and Delinquency
Chapter11 Violence, Drug Use, and Delinquency
Chapter12 Peer Group and Gang Delinquency
Section4 Special Topics
Chapter13 The Juvenile Justice System
Chapter14 Delinquency Prevention

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