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Juvenile Justice / Edition 5
     

Juvenile Justice / Edition 5

by Karen M. Hess, Christine Hess Orthmann
 

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ISBN-10: 0495504378

ISBN-13: 9780495504375

Pub. Date: 06/25/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

In this current and comprehensive book, you'll learn how society responds to juvenile crime -- the programs and processes that exist in the juvenile justice system as well as the roles of the police, courts, and corrections. You'll explore prevention efforts through schools and community-based systems and develop an understanding of the historical roots of juvenile

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In this current and comprehensive book, you'll learn how society responds to juvenile crime -- the programs and processes that exist in the juvenile justice system as well as the roles of the police, courts, and corrections. You'll explore prevention efforts through schools and community-based systems and develop an understanding of the historical roots of juvenile justice and its evolution to present-day practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495504375
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/2009
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxxi
Prefacexxiii
Part IEvolution of the Juvenile Justice System
1Separate Justice: Philosophical and Historical Roots of the Juvenile Justice System1
2The Theories behind the Evolution of the Contemporary Juvenile Justice Process42
Part IIOur Nation's Youths: A Challenge to the Justice System
3Growth and Development: The First 18 Years71
4Neglected, Abused, Victimized and Missing Children and Youths106
5Status Offenders and Nonviolent Delinquents138
6Serious, Chronic and Violent Juvenile Offenders166
Part IIIThe Contemporary Juvenile Justice System
7The Law Enforcement Response to Abused and Neglected Children and Status Offenders208
8The Law Enforcement Response to Violent Juvenile Offenders246
9The Juvenile Court and Alternatives at Intake292
10The Juvenile Court in Action332
11The Response of Corrections362
12The Juvenile Justice System's Reliance on the Broader Community412
Part IV21st Century Approaches to Delinquency
13Approaches to Juvenile Crime Prevention444
14Approaches to Treatment496
Epilogue: Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads--100 Years Later546
Glossary551
Index565
Credits593

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