Juvenile Justice / Edition 6

Juvenile Justice / Edition 6

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by Karen M. Hess
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133049621

ISBN-13: 9781133049623

Pub. Date: 04/16/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition. Highly accessible and reader friendly, this book explores various programs and processes that exist in today's juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a…  See more details below

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Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition. Highly accessible and reader friendly, this book explores various programs and processes that exist in today's juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a prestigious new coauthor--John Paul Wright from the University of Cincinnati--and provides a new emphasis on evidence-based practice and other cutting-edge issues such as cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133049623
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
143,625
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. Juvenile Justice: Definitions, Measurement and Process. 2. The History and Philosophy behind the Juvenile Justice System. 3. Theories of Delinquency and Juvenile Offending. 4. Youth in Society: Developmental Risks and Protective Factors. 5. Juvenile Victims. 6. Juvenile Offenders. 7. Youth Gangs. 8. The Police and Juveniles. 9. Pretrial Services and Diversion. 10. The Juvenile Court. 11. Juvenile Corrections. 12. Preventing Delinquency and Recidivism. 13. Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads: The Accelerating Call for Reform.

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