Cengage Advantage Books: Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 5

Cengage Advantage Books: Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 5

by Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285067657

ISBN-13: 9781285067650

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 5th Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage of essential theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, reader-friendly paperback. Renowned for its balanced approach and engaging writing style, this brief book helps readers understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used

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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 5th Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage of essential theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, reader-friendly paperback. Renowned for its balanced approach and engaging writing style, this brief book helps readers understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285067650
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Childhood and Delinquency. 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency. 3. Individual Views of Delinquency: Choice and Trait. 4. Sociological Views of Delinquency. 5. Developmental Views of Delinquency: Life Course and Latent Trait. 6. Gender and Delinquency. 7. The Family and Delinquency. 8. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups. 9. Schools and Delinquency. 10. Drug Use and Delinquency. 11. Delinquency Prevention and Juvenile Justice Today. 12. Police Work with Juveniles. 13. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing. 14. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.

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