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Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents / Edition 2
     

Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents / Edition 2

by John Randolph Fuller
 

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ISBN-10: 0199859744

ISBN-13: 9780199859740

Pub. Date: 07/18/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A Critical Issue Demands a Critical Approach.

Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Second Edition, is a broad, comprehensive introduction to one of society's most pressing problems.

Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, the book gets readers thinking critically about important real-world issues including the

Overview

A Critical Issue Demands a Critical Approach.

Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Second Edition, is a broad, comprehensive introduction to one of society's most pressing problems.

Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, the book gets readers thinking critically about important real-world issues including the effects of inequality, race, class, and gender on juvenile delinquency and the justice system.

Lively, engaging, and accessible, Juvenile Delinquency is ideal for delinquency courses in both criminal justice and sociology departments.

FEATURES OF THIS EDITION
* Straightforward explanations of theory, history, gender, and international issues
* Rich pedagogical features, including a new box program highlighting issues of race, class, and gender, as well as new review questions and learning objectives
* New chapter on substance abuse
* Enhanced coverage of many issues including biological theories of crime, prevention strategies and programs, and reentry
* Completely updated with the latest research, statistics, and developments in the field

SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCES
* New companion website (www.oup.com/us/fuller) featuring a variety of resources
* A thoroughly updated Instructor's Manual (ISBN 978-0-19-994465-1) containing PowerPoint-based lecture slides, a test bank, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199859740
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/18/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: DEFINITIONS, HISTORY, AND MEASUREMENT
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS A JUVENILE DELINQUENT?
The Social Construction of Childhood
Defining the Terms Transition or Rebellion
> Parens Patriae and the Law Adolescents and Juvenile Delinquency
Measuring Delinquency
Defining Crime and Delinquency
> The Dark Figure of Crime Measurement Tools
> The Uniform Crime Reports
—— Juvenile Delinquency and the UCR
> The National Incident-Based Reporting System
> The National Crime Victimization Survey
> Self-Report Studies Measures of Youths as Victims and Offenders
> Youths as Victims
—— Sexual Victimization
—— Effects of Youth Victimization
> A Typology of Juvenile Delinquents
—— Status Offenders
—— Property Offenders
—— Drug Users and Abusers
—— Gang Members
—— Chronic and Violent Juvenile Delinquents
The System of Last Resort
Growing Up Too Soon Are We Waging a War on Children?
CHAPTER 2: THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL CONTROL
Development of the Concept of Childhood
Acquiring Adulthood Leaving Home at an Early Age
The Child Reform Movement
The Child Savers
The Juvenile Court
History of the Juvenile Court Boys, Girls, and Bias: The Double Standard For Their Own Good The Modern System
> Status Offenses
> Language and Terminology
> Process
The Changing Nature of Childhood
Modern Childhood Trends in Thinking about Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
PART II. THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY
CHAPTER 3: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY
What Good Is Theory and What Is Good Theory?
The Scientific Method and Social Science
Spiritual Explanations of Crime and Delinquency
The Classical School of Criminology
History of the Classical School
> Cesare Beccaria
> Jeremy Bentham Deterrence Theory
> What Is Deterrence?
> Deterrence and Juveniles The Classical School of Criminology Today
> Rational Choice Theory
> Shock Deterrence
> Shock Incarceration
> Scared Straight-Style Programs
> Juvenile Boot Camps
> Can Modern Deterrence Work?
The Positivist School of Criminology
History of the Positivist School
> Adolphe Quetelet
> Andre-Michel Guerry
> Auguste Comte
> Cesare Lombroso Positivism and Juveniles
CHAPTER 4: BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY
Biological Theories
The First Biological Theories of Crime
> Cesare Lombroso and Atavisms
> William Sheldon and Body Types
> Franz Joseph Gall and Phrenology Heredity
> Studies of Twins and Adopted Children
> Heredity and Behavior Neurotransmitters Hormones Biosocial Theory
Psychological Theories
Psychodynamic Perspective Piaget's Cognitive Development Moral Development
> Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development
> Does Sex Affect Morality?
Intelligence and Delinquency
> Intellectual Disability Freud, Personality, and Delinquent Behavior Is There an Antisocial Personality?
> Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
> Psychopathy
CHAPTER 5: SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY
Social Structure Theories
Social Disorganization
> Urban Inequality
Social Process Theories
Learning Theories
> Differential Association
> Social Learning Theory
> Techniques of Neutralization Anomie and Strain Theory
> Durkheim and Anomie
> Merton and Strain
> Agnew and Strain Social Control Theory
> Personality and Social Control
> Containment Theory Hirschi's Social Control Theory
Subcultural Theories
Delinquent Boys Differential Opportunity Theory Focal Concerns of the Lower Class Subculture of Violence The Code of the Street
Social Reaction Theories
Labeling Theory Shaming Theory
CHAPTER 6: CRITICAL, LIFE-COURSE, AND INTEGRATED THEORIES
Critical Theories
Marxist Theory Left Realism Critical Race Theory Postmodern Criminology Cultural Criminology Peacemaking Criminology
Life-Course Theories
Life-Course-Persistent and Adolescent-Limited Crime
> Life-Course-Persistent Offenders
> Adolescent-Limited Offenders Pathways and Turning Points The Prediction Problem
Integrated Theories
Elliott's Integrated Theory of Delinquent Behavior Thornberry's Interactional Theory of Delinquency Tittle's Control Balance Theory
PART III. DELINQUENCY IN SOCIETY
CHAPTER 7: FEMALE DELINQUENCY
Girls to Women: A Developmental View
Physical Development Cognitive Development Psychological and Social Development
> Identity
> Fitting In and Being Popular
> Dating and Sex
> Cutting the Strings of Parental Control
The Extent and Nature of Female Delinquency
Theories of Female Delinquency
Biological Theories
> Early Puberty and Delinquency in Girls Psychological Theories Sociological Theories Feminist Theories
Gender and the Juvenile Justice System
CHAPTER 8: THE FAMILY AND DELINQUENCY
Functions of the Family
Challenges in Families Today Child Victimization in the Family
> Child Neglect
—— Failure-to-Thrive Syndrome
—— Emotional Neglect
—— Unsafe Home Environment
—— Drug and Alcohol Use
—— Medical Neglect
—— Abandonment
> Physical Child Abuse
> Sexual Child Abuse
Families and Delinquency
Divorce Social Support Family Conflict Parents and Siblings
CHAPTER 9: SCHOOLS AND DELINQUENCY
The Purpose of School
Keeping Control
Preventing Delinquency in School What about the Teachers?
School Safety
School Shootings Bullying
School Failure and Delinquency
Suspension and Expulsion Dropping Out
Education and Juvenile Delinquency
CHAPTER 10: YOUTH GANGS AND DELINQUENCY
What Is a Gang?
Studying Gangs Delinquency, Peers, and Group Activity Joining the Gang Types of Gangs
> Black and Hispanic Gangs
—— Crips
—— Bloods
—— The People, Latin Kings, and Vice Lords
—— Folks
> Asian Gangs
> White Gangs
> Gangs and Females
Dealing with Gangs
Prevention, Suppression, and Treatment of Gangs
> Primary Gang Prevention
> Secondary Gang Prevention
> Tertiary Gang Prevention
CHAPTER 11: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Drugs Youths Use
Tobacco Alcohol Marijuana Methamphetamine Inhalants Prescription Drugs Performance-Enhancing Drugs Other Substances
Why Do Youths Take Drugs?
Peer Pressure Family Neighborhoods Individual Factors
Drugs and Delinquency
The Drug Trade Supporting a Drug Habit
Prevention and Treatment
Prevention Treatment
PART IV. JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND CULTURAL COMPARISONS
CHAPTER 12: THE POLICE
A Short History of Juvenile Policing
The Police: Dealing with Juvenile Delinquents and Victims
Dealing with Juveniles Specialized Juvenile Policing
> Juvenile Officers
> Juvenile Units
—— Gang Units
Neglected and Abused Children Status Offenders Violent Juveniles
Procedure: What the Police Do
Taking into Custody Booking
> Fingerprints and Photographs Search and Seizure Interrogation
> Miranda and Juveniles
> Waiver of Miranda Rights
> The Juvenile Miranda Custody
Discretion: How the Police Decide What to Do
Demands of the Law Demands of the Situation Bias
> Racial Discrimination by the Police
> Sex Discrimination by the Police Controlling Police Discretion
Prevention: What the Police Do to Help
Community Policing Problem-Oriented Policing Zero-Tolerance Policing
CHAPTER 13: THE JUVENILE COURT
Organization and Jurisdiction
Key Players
Juveniles Juvenile Court Judge Prosecutor Juvenile Defense Counsel
> Public Defenders Juvenile Intake Officers Juvenile Probation Officers
Juvenile Court Process
Custody and Detention Petitions and Summonses Juvenile Court Hearings
> Preliminary Hearing
> Adjudicatory Hearing
> Dispositional Hearing Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining
> Jury Trial
> Plea Bargaining Due Process
> Right to a Lawyer
> Protection against Self-Incrimination
> Right to Notice of Charges
> Right to Confront and Cross-Examine Witnesses
> Protection against Double Jeopardy
> Confidentiality and Accountability
Trying Juveniles as Adults
Judicial Waiver Direct Filing Statutory Exclusion Blended Sentencing Who Gets Waived to the Criminal Court?
CHAPTER 14: JUVENILE CORRECTIONS
Community Corrections
Standard Probation Intensive-Supervision Probation Electronic Monitoring Home Confinement Fines and Victim Compensation Residential Treatment Programs
> Foster Care
> Group Homes and Halfway Houses
> Alternative-Experience Programs
> Advantages of Residential Treatment Programs
Secure Confinement
Jails Detention Centers Juvenile Correctional Facilities Boot Camp Prisons State Prisons Crowding Suicide Prevention Incarcerated Girls Correctional Programs
> Education
> Vocational Training
> Recreational Programs
> Counseling and Treatment
—— Nondirective Counseling
—— Directive Counseling
—— Group Counseling
> Reentry
CHAPTER 15: INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE DELINQUENCY
Culture and the Discontented
Comparative Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in Other Nations
China India Russia South Africa Japan England and Wales
> Drugs
> Joyriding
> Yob Culture
> Riots Hong Kong
International Victimization of Children
Children at War Child Prostitution

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