For courses in Juvenile Justice.
Offering concise, self-contained chapters, Juvenile Justice Today, 1e explores the history of juvenile justice, the juvenile justice system, and special populations. Video profiles accompany each chapter and give a dramatic picture of juveniles in the system, along with the police, judges and personnel that work with them. The mycrimekit website supports the text and includes an e-book, practice quizzes, essay questions and online activities. Throughout the text, real-world examples and research and evaluations summaries help students understand the juvenile justice system, processes and people within it.
Table of Contents
PART I: HISTORY OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND OFFENDING
1. History of Juvenile Justice
2. Juvenile Statistics: Measurement and Analysis
3. Dealing with Delinquency Theories, Issues, and Practice
PART II: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
4. The Juvenile Justice Process
5. Juveniles and the Police: Where the System Starts
6. Juvenile Assessment and Classification
7. Legal Rights of Juveniles
8. Juvenile Probation and Diversion
9. Juvenile Institutions: The Success of Failure
10. Juvenile Parole
PART III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS: JUVENILE VICTIMS AND JUVENILE GANGS
11. Juvenile Victimization
12. Juvenile Gangs
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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-506003-2