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Juvenile Delinquency

By Clemens Bartollas, Frank J. Schmalleger

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2011


Bartollas and Schmalleger’s Juvenile Delinquency is an up-to-date exploration of the causes and consequences of delinquent behavior based on the latest theoretical understanding of delinquency and on the real-life experiences of young people today. Beyond simply analyzing the problems of delinquency in American society, the authors also examine what can be done about delinquent behavior. The text emphasizes the environmental influences on delinquency, including the family, the school, gangs, youth gangs, and drug use. Coverage also includes delinquency across the life course, delinquency prevention, and the social control of youth crime. 

Table of Contents


Chapter 1    Adolescence and Delinquency

Chapter 2    Measurement and Nature of Delinquency



Chapter 3    Individual Causes of Delinquency 

Chapter 4    Social Structural and Social Process Causes of Delinquency 

Chapter 5    Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency 



Chapter 6    Gender and Delinquency 

Chapter 7    Families and Delinquency 

Chapter 8    Schools and Delinquency 

Chapter 9    Gangs and Delinquency 

Chapter 10    Drugs and Delinquency



Chapter 11    An Overview of Juvenile Justice in America

Chapter 12    Police and the Juvenile

Chapter 13    Juvenile Court

Chapter 14    Juvenile Corrections

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-707429-8

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-707429-7

Format: Book

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