Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law / Edition 12 by Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh | | 9781285458403 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law / Edition 12

Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law / Edition 12

by Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285458400

ISBN-13: 9781285458403

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the twelfth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this book will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes,

Overview

Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the twelfth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this book will help you 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:
9781285458403
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
226,768
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY. 1. Childhood and Delinquency. 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency. Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY. 3. Individual Views of Delinquency. 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency. 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency. 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory. Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY. 7. Gender and Delinquency. 8. The Family and Delinquency. 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups. 10. Schools and Delinquency. 11. Drug Use and Delinquency. 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives. Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM. 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now. 14. Police Work with Juveniles. 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing. 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community-Treatment, and Institutionalization. 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.

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