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Juvenile Justice Today, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Gennaro F. Vito, Julie C. Kunselman

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 3, 2011

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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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