Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 4

Juvenile Delinquency / Edition 4

by Peter C. Kratcoski, Lucille Dunn Kratcoski
     
 

ISBN-10: 013064577X

ISBN-13: 9780130645777

Pub. Date: 11/16/1995

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The first of its kind to integrate theory and "real-world" application in juvenile delinquency, this extensively researched volume addresses today's most current developments and issues, with probing examinations of the extent, nature and origins of American juvenile delinquency; the factors in contemporary life that generate or influence delinquency; and the juvenile…  See more details below

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The first of its kind to integrate theory and "real-world" application in juvenile delinquency, this extensively researched volume addresses today's most current developments and issues, with probing examinations of the extent, nature and origins of American juvenile delinquency; the factors in contemporary life that generate or influence delinquency; and the juvenile justice process and methods for controlling, treating and preventing delinquency. The authors examine, define and explain delinquency, the effects of the social environment on delinquency, the juvenile justice process, and preventing, treating, and controlling delinquency. For those interested in a clear examination of juvenile delinquency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130645777
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/16/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1Definitions, Scope, and Trends in Juvenile Delinquency1
2Historical Perspectives on Delinquency Causation20
3Psychological Theories of Delinquency Causation35
4Sociological Perspectives on Delinquency Causation49
5Controlling Children: The Changing Role of Children in American Society68
6Gang Delinquency and Violence85
7Family Functioning and Delinquency124
8Female Delinquency139
9The School and Delinquency157
10Endangered Children182
11Key Issues in the Juvenile Justice Process208
12The Police Role in Delinquency Prevention and Control235
13Juvenile Court Process and Issues253
14Probation and Community-Based Programs293
15Security Facilities for Juveniles330
16Aftercare and Nonsecure Residential Placement363
17Treating the Juvenile Offender380
18Delinquency Prevention and Control407
Index424

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