Juvenile Justice : The Essentials

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-30
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $3.15
    Check/Direct Deposit: $3.00
List Price: $79.00 Save up to $40.60
  • Rent Book $39.50
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Defining and Measuring Juvenile Delinquency
The History of Juvenile Justice
Causes of Delinquency: Rational Choice and Individual Explanations
Sociological Explanations of Delinquency
Correlates and Causes of Delinquency
Police and Juveniles
Due Process and Juveniles' Rights
Juvenile Detention and Court Intake
Transfer to Criminal Court
The Juvenile Court Process
Juvenile Corrections: Institutional and Residential
Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections
Restorative Justice
The Future of Juvenile Justice
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review