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Overview

In this current and comprehensive book, you'll learn how society responds to juvenile crime -- the programs and processes that exist in the juvenile justice system as well as the roles of the police, courts, and corrections. You'll explore prevention efforts through schools and community-based systems and develop an understanding of the historical roots of juvenile justice and its evolution to present-day practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495504375
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/25/2009
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Kären Matison Hess, PhD (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, MN) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice that include Criminal Investigation (10th edition), Criminal Procedure; Corrections in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Approach; Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (9th edition); Introduction to Private Security (5th edition); Juvenile Justice (5th edition); Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement (4th edition); Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving (5th edition); and Careers in Criminal Justice: From Internship to Promotion (6th edition). She was a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA), the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the Textbook and Academic Author's Association (TAA). In 2006, Dr. Hess was honored by the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development at the school's 100-year anniversary as one of 100 alumni who have made a significant contribution to education and human development.

Christine Hess Orthmann has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over twenty years. She is a co-author of numerous Cengage books, including COMMUNITY POLICING: PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROBLEM SOLVING (6th edition), CORRECTIONS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (9th edition), and POLICE OPERATIONS (5th edition), as well as a major contributor to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (5th edition), INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (9th edition), INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY (5th edition), JUVENILE JUSTICE (5th edition), and CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION (6th edition). She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma), and is a reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department. Christine Hess Orthmann has a Master of Science Degree

John Paul Wright is Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Wright received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. He has since published over 100 scientific articles, books, and book chapters on the development of juvenile delinquency and violence. Dr. Wright is best known for his work in biosocial criminology, which has invigorated research into the genetic and biological foundations of crime and violence. In addition, Dr. Wright is a highly sought after presenter and has given lectures across the United States.

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Table of Contents

1 Separate justice : philosophical and historical roots of the juvenile justice system 1
2 The theories behind the evolution of the contemporary juvenile justice process 42
3 Growth and development : the first 18 years 71
4 Neglected, abused, victimized and missing children and youths 106
5 Status offenders and nonviolent delinquents 138
6 Serious, chronic and violent juvenile offenders 166
7 The law enforcement response to abused and neglected children and status offenders 208
8 The law enforcement response to violent juvenile offenders 246
9 The juvenile court and alternatives at intake 292
10 The juvenile court in action 332
11 The response of corrections 362
12 The juvenile justice system's reliance on the broader community 412
13 Approaches to juvenile crime prevention 444
14 Approaches to treatment 496
Epilogue : juvenile justice at the crossroads - 100 years later 546
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