Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice

Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice

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Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice by Wiley

The new edition of Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice combines cutting-edge research and expanded coverage of girls’ delinquency, including coverage of girls in gangs and the sexual trafficking of girls, to provide students with an accessible, up-to-date, and globally oriented textbook.

  • Including global perspectives and coverage of cutting-edge research, this is the only textbook to deal exclusively with girls and crime
  • Offers expanded coverage of girls in gangs and emerging literature on the sexual trafficking of girls
  • Pulls together and analyzes all existing literature on the subject of female delinquency
  • Brings to light new research on a wide range of issues, including the conditions of confinement for girls incarcerated in juvenile jails and prisons, Latina girls, and gender responsive programming
  • Explores the moral panic around "violent," "bad," and "mean" girls

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118454282
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Meda Chesney-Lind is Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Nationally recognized for her work on women and crime, her books include The Female Offender: Girls, Women and Crime (3rd edition, 2013), Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice (3rd edition, 2004), Female Gangs in America (1999), Invisible Punishment (2002), Beyond Bad Girls: Gender, Violence and Hype (2008), and Feminist Theories of Crime (2011).

Randall G. Shelden is Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He is the author or co-author of 15 books. Besides three previous editions of Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice (with Meda Chesney-Lind), his books include Youth Gangs in American Society (4th edition, 2013), Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in American Society (2nd edition, 2012), Our Punitive Society (2010), and Controlling the Dangerous Classes (2nd edition, 2008). He is co-editor of the online Justice Policy Journal.

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