Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices / Edition 2

Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices / Edition 2

by Robert W. Taylor, Eric J. Fritsch, Tory J. Caeti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073129275

ISBN-13: 9780073129273

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This new four-color text provides students with a solid overview of the juvenile justice system in the United States. It presents the historical background of the US Juvenile Justice system, the current status, as well as contemporary societal and legal debate issues. An examination of the various policies, programs, and practices is provided throughout the text. …  See more details below

Overview

This new four-color text provides students with a solid overview of the juvenile justice system in the United States. It presents the historical background of the US Juvenile Justice system, the current status, as well as contemporary societal and legal debate issues. An examination of the various policies, programs, and practices is provided throughout the text. The text includes coverage of juvenile law and procedure, juvenile corrections, juvenile delinquency, delinquency prevention, and the future of juvenile justice in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073129273
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency in the United States
Chapter 1. The Juvenile Justice System in the United States
Chapter 2. History of the Juvenile Justice System
Chapter 3. Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims .
Part 2. Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 4. Choice, Deterrence, Biological, and Psychological Theories
Chapter 5. Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction Theories
Chapter 6. Delinquency Prevention and Intervention
Part 3. Policing Juveniles, the Law, and the Courts
Chapter 7. Police and Juveniles
Chapter 8. Juvenile Law and Procedure
Chapter 9. The Juvenile Court
Chapter 10. Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System
Part 4. Juvenile Corrections
Chapter 11. Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles
Chapter 12. Institutional Corrections for Juveniles
Part 5. Issues in Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 13. Gangs and Delinquency
Chapter 14. Special Populations
Chapter 15. Future Directions of Juvenile Justice/ Alternative Models

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