For courses in Juvenile Delinquency.
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
PART 1 THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF DELINQUENCY
Chapter 1 Adolescence and Delinquency
Chapter 2 Measurement and Nature of Delinquency
PART 2 CAUSES 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
PART 3 ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON 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
PART 4 THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
Chapter 11 An Overview of Juvenile Justice in America
Chapter 12 Police and the Juvenile
Chapter 13 Juvenile Court
Chapter 14 Juvenile Corrections
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$39.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-707430-3