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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073129273
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • 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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