Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This four-color text provides students with a solid overview of the juvenile justice system in the United States, presenting the historical background of the US Juvenile Justice system, its current status, as well as contemporary societal and legal debates.

An examination of various policies, programs, and practices informs the direction of the text. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices includes coverage of juvenile law and procedure, juvenile corrections, juvenile delinquency, delinquency prevention, and the future of juvenile justice in the United States.

Table of Contents

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency in the United States
The Juvenile Justice System
History of the Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims
Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
Choice, Deterrence, Biological, and Psychological Theories
Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction Theories
Delinquency Prevention and Intervention
Policing Juveniles, the Law, and the Courts
Police and Juveniles
Juvenile Law and Procedure
The Juvenile Court
Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System
Juvenile Corrections
Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles
Institutional Corrections for Juveniles
Issues in Juvenile Delinquency
Gangs and Delinquency
Special Populations
Future Directions of Juvenile Justice
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