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Juvenile Delinquency, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Clemens Bartollas, Frank J. Schmalleger

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 21, 2010

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For juvenile justice/juvenile delinquency courses in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Sociology departments.

 

Unique in approach, this book gives students an intimate look at the fascinating and sometimes tragic world of the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system. Its comprehensive approach progresses from the history of juvenile justice to the types of delinquency, to the causes of offending, to juvenile courts, corrections, probation and community-based programming. Fully revised, this edition includes a new chapter on juvenile aftercare and sections on youth development and treatment. Voices in the system are heard via a unique collection of first-person accounts that capture the personal, psychological and thinking processes that characterize juvenile misbehavior.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF DELINQUENCY

1.      Adolescence and Delinquency

2.      The Measurement and Nature of Delinquency

 

PART TWO: THE CAUSES OF DELINQUENCY

3.      Individual Causes of Delinquency

4.      Social structural Causes of Delinquency

5.      Social Process Theories of Delinquency

6.      Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency

 

PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY

7.      Gender and Delinquency

8.      The Family and Delinquency

9.      The School and Delinquency

10.  Gangs and Delinquency

11.  Drugs and Delinquency

 

PART FOUR: PREVENTING DELINQUENCY

12.  The Prevention of Delinquency

13.  The Juvenile Justice Process

14.  The Police and the Juvenile

15.  The Juvenile Court

16.  Juvenile Corrections

 

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Juvenile Delinquency, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$55.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-507863-1