For courses in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency.
A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System, 7e, follows a true-to-life focus, capturing the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system through personality highlights, career snapshots, and personal accounts. The text provides a thorough examination of the juvenile justice system through easy-to-understand descriptions and discussions of policy, practice, and procedure in juvenile justice. It covers the entire process from arrest, intake, and adjudicatory hearings, to dispositions, and aftercare. This includes up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of historical, applied, theoretical, and legal information about the juvenile justice system and juvenile delinquency.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States
Chapter 2 The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court
Chapter 3 Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs
Chapter 4 The Legal Rights of Juveniles
Chapter 5 Juveniles and the Police
Chapter 6 Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing
Chapter 7 Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice
Chapter 8 Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives
Chapter 9 The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives
Chapter 10 Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 11 Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections
Chapter 12 Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Aftercare
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$75.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273965-8