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Exploring Delinquency: Causes and Control / Edition 1

Exploring Delinquency: Causes and Control / Edition 1

by Dean G. Rojek, Gary F. Jensen


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ISBN-13: 9780195329728
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Delinquency And Juvenile Justice
Chapter 1. What Stays the Same in History?
Chapter 2.
A. Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
B. How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court
C. The Juvenile Court's Response to Violent Crime
Chapter 3. Public Attitudes Toward Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice: Implications
Schwartz, Guo, and Kerbs
II. Legal Issues
Chapter 4. In re Gault
Chapter 5. New Jersey v. T.L.O.
Chapter 6. Qutb et al. v. Strauss et al.
Chapter 7. In re Gault Revisited: A Cross-State Comparison of the Right to Counsel in
III. Measuring Delinquency
Chapter 8. Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Snyder and Sickmund
Chapter 9. National Survey Results on Drug Use
Johnston, O'Malley, and Bachman
Chapter 10. Culture, Gender, and Delinquency: A Study of Youths in the United States
Hartjen and Kethineni
Chapter 11. Serious Violent Offenders: Onset Development Course, and Termination
Chapter 12. Minorities and the Juvenile Justice System: A Research Summary
Pope and Feyerherm
IV. Theories of Delinquency: Inherited Versus Learned Behavior
Chapter 13. Biological Perspectives in Criminology
Chapter 14. Biological Positivism
Gottfredson and Hirschi
Chapter 15. Social Learning and Deviant Behavior: A Specific Test of a General
Akers, Krohn, Lanza-Kaduce, and Rasodevich
Chapter 16. Age, Peers, and Delinquency
V. Theories of Delinquency: Social and Cultural Causation
Chapter 17. Poverty, Income Inequality, and Community Crime Rates
Chapter 18. Foundation for a General Strain Theory of Crime and Delinquency
Chapter 19. Parents and Drugs: Specifying the Consequences of Attachment
Jensen and Brownfield
Chapter 20. Structural Position and Violence: Developing a Cultural Explanation
Luckenbill and Doyle
VI. The Family, Schools, And Peer Groups
Chapter 21. Family Life, Delinquency, and Crime: A Policymaker's Guide
Wright and Wright
Chapter 22. School Bonding, Race, and Delinquency
Cernkovich and Giordano
Chapter 23. The Influence of Delinquent Peers: What They Think or What They Do?
Warr and Stafford
Chapter 24. Gangs, Drugs, and Delinquency in a Survey of Urban Youth
Esbensen and Huizinga
VII. Media and Religion
Chapter 25. Television and Aggression: Results of a Panel Study
Milavsky, Kessler, Stipp, and Rubens
Chapter 26. Movies and Juvenile Delinquency: An Overview
Chapter 27. Religiosity and Delinquency
Elifson, Petersen, and Hadaway
Chapter 28. Crime and Delinquency in the Roaring Twenties
Stark, Bainbridge, Crutchfield, Doyle, and Finke
VIII. Deterrence and Labeling
Chapter 29. Court Processing Versus Diversion of Status Offenders: A Test of
Deterrence and Labeling Theories
Chapter 30. The Preventive Effects of the Perceived Risk of Arrest: Testing an
Expanded Conception of Deterrence
Nagin and Paternoster
Chapter 31. Felony Murder and Capital Punishment: An Examination of the Deterrence
Peterson and Bailey
IX. Imprisonment and Alternatives
Chapter 32. Juveniles Taken into Custody: Fiscal Year 1991
Krisberg and DeComo
Chapter 33. Conditions of Confinement: Juvenile Detention and Corrections Facilities
Parent et al.
Chapter 34. Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile
Wilson and Howell
X. Diversion, Restitution, and Shock Treatment
Chapter 35. Juvenile Diversion and the Potential of Inappropriate Treatment for
Chapter 36. Restitution and Juvenile Recidivism
Butts and Snyder
Chapter 37. Restitution as a Sanction in Juvenile Court
Chapter 38. Juvenile Intensive Supervision: The Impact on Felony Offenders Diverted
Chapter 39. The Impact of Shock Incarceration Programs on Prison Crowding
MacKenzie and Piquero
Chapter 40. A Critical Look at the Idea of Boot Camp as a Correctional Reform
Morash and Rucker
XI. The Future of the Juvenile Justice System
Chapter 41. History Overtakes the Juvenile Justice System
Chapter 42. Juvenile (In)Justice and the Criminal Court Alternative
The distinction between the juvenile and adult courts has become increasingly blurred,
Chapter 43. Rethinking the Juvenile Justice System
Hirschi and Gottfredson

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