Delinquency in Society with Annual Edition: Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 4

Delinquency in Society with Annual Edition: Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 4

by Robert M. Regoli, John D. Hewitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072441364

ISBN-13: 9780072441369

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

More than just facts and statistics,Delinquency in Society weaves theory,current research,and critical issues in a highly readable introduction to juvenile delinquency. Building on the strengths of previous editions,the third edition explores recent trends and provides new pedagogy to help students master the material.  See more details below

Overview

More than just facts and statistics,Delinquency in Society weaves theory,current research,and critical issues in a highly readable introduction to juvenile delinquency. Building on the strengths of previous editions,the third edition explores recent trends and provides new pedagogy to help students master the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072441369
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
Preface
Sect. 1Defining and Measuring Delinquency2
Ch. 1Defining Juvenile Delinquency5
Ch. 2Measuring Delinquency41
Sect. 2Explaining Delinquency75
Ch. 3Early Explanations: Supernatural and Classical School Theories79
Ch. 4Biological Theories105
Ch. 5Psychological Theories141
Ch. 6Sociological Theories: The Chicago School171
Ch. 7Sociological Theories: Strain and Social Control195
Ch. 8Sociological Theories: Labeling and Conflict231
Sect. 3The Social and Institutional Context of Delinquency262
Ch. 9The Family and Delinquency265
Ch. 10Schools and Delinquency295
Ch. 11Peer Groups and Gang Delinquency335
Ch. 12Drugs, Youths, and Delinquency373
Ch. 13Female Delinquency413
Ch. 14Youth Violence449
Sect. 4The Juvenile Justice System484
Ch. 15Police and Delinquency487
Ch. 16The Juvenile Court523
Ch. 17Juvenile Diversion561
Ch. 18Juvenile Corrections589
AppSelected Amendments to the United States ConstitutionA-1
GlossaryG-1
Answer Key to Self-TestsK-1
Photo CreditsP-1

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