For undergraduate and graduate courses in Juvenile Delinquency.
Taking a psychological orientation, this text examines the causes, prevention, and intervention of juvenile offending from a contemporary developmental perspective. It looks at how the juvenile offender is influenced by multiple systems within the social environment, issues of resilience and human strength, and strategies for prevention, intervention and treatment. Multicultural perspectives are considered throughout and this edition features more on developmental research, juvenile gangs, and child and adolescent psychopathy.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior
Chapter 2 Extrafamilial and Family risk Factors
Chapter 3 Individual Risk Factors in the Development of Delinquency
Chapter 4 Protective Factors and Resilience
Chapter 5 Classical Theories of Juvenile Delinquency and Their Updates
Chapter 6 Developmental Theories and Models of Delinquency
Chapter 7 Child and Adolescent Psychopathy
Chapter 8 The Measurement and Extent of Juvenile Crime
Chapter 9 Juvenile Violent Crime
Chapter 10 Substance Abuse, Alcohol, and Delinquency
Chapter 11 Youth Gangs and Delinquency
Chapter 12 Prevention and Early Intervention
Chapter 13 Treatment Approaches
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$34.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501748-7