Handbook of Youth and Justice / Edition 1

Handbook of Youth and Justice / Edition 1

by Susan O. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306463393

ISBN-13: 9780306463396

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Springer US

This handbook provides a comprehensive cross-disciplinary perspective on youth behavior and the justice system. Leading authorities from sociology, political science, criminology, psychology, law, social work, and communication analyze the connections between children and youth (in their various social situations) and the law, including the making and enforcement

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This handbook provides a comprehensive cross-disciplinary perspective on youth behavior and the justice system. Leading authorities from sociology, political science, criminology, psychology, law, social work, and communication analyze the connections between children and youth (in their various social situations) and the law, including the making and enforcement of legal and social policies, the role of children's rights, and the operation of the legal system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306463396
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Law and Social Science Perspectives on Youth and Justice: Introduction: Understanding Victimization and Offending: Definitional Issues; S.O. White. Juvenile Crime victims in the Justice System; D. Finkelhor, et al. Victimization: Child Abuse and Neglect; C.S. Widom. The Victimization of Children and Youth; D. Finkelhor, P.Y. Hashima. Child Pornography; D. Linz, D. Imrich. Offending: Demography and Death by Violence; J.A. Fox, et al. Girls, Violence, and Delinquency: Myths and Persistent Problems; M. Chesney-Lind. Alcohol, Youth and the Justice System: Underage Drinking as Normative Behavior, a Status Offense, and a Risk Factor for Delinquency; S.E. Martin. Cross-Cultural Patterns of Delinquency: Two Worlds of Deviance: Russia and the U.S.; J.O. Finckenauer. Youth Crime in Western Europe: Will the Old World Imitate the New? R. Barberet. Environmental Influences: Forging Criminals in the Family; J. McCord. Youth Collectivities (Especially Gangs) and Adolescent Violence; J.F. Short Jr. Community; R. Bursik. Segregation and Youth Criminal Violence: A Review and Agenda; R.D. Peterson, et al. Behavioral Questions: The Development of Delinquency: Interactional Perspectives; M.D. Krohn, T.P. Thornberry. Reasoning and Justice; S.O. White. How Reliable are Children's Memories? S.J. Ceci, et al. Administration of Justice: Delinquency System. Juvenile Court and Its Systems of Juvenile Justice; S.I. Singer. Government Policy. Family Preservation and Unification: How Effective a Social Policy? R.J. Gelles. Children and Courts. Children's Rights; B.B. Woodhouse. The Child Custody Standard: What Do Twenty Years of Research Teach Us? D.A. Krauss, B.D. Sales. Index.

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