ISBN-10:
0761986782
ISBN-13:
2900761986781
Pub. Date:
02/22/2001
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Juvenile Delinquency: Readings / Edition 2

Juvenile Delinquency: Readings / Edition 2

by Joseph G. Weis

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Juvenile Delinquency: Readings / Edition 2

Designed for undergraduate juvenile delinquency courses, this book actively involves students in the literature of the discipline, presents the field in a format that is accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, and is edited by well-known scholars who are experienced researchers and teachers.

Over 150 questions have been put together for the readings so that instructors can easily test, even in large courses, whether or not their students are keeping up with the reading.

A separate instructor's manual (with more tests) is also available. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900761986781
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/22/2001
Series: Criminal Justice Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert D. Crutchfield is Professor and the Clarence and Elissa Schrag Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of Washington where he has been a winner of the university's Distinguished Teaching Award. He served on the Washington State Juvenile Sentencing Commission and is also a former juvenile probation officer, adult parole officer, and a deputy editor of Criminology. He is a past Vice President of the American Society of Criminology and currently serves on the National Academies' Committee on Law and Justice. His research focuses on labor markets and crime, and on racial and ethnic disparities in the administration of justice.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHAT IS DELINQUENCY? THE HISTORY AND DEFINITIONS OF DELINQUENCY
Inventing the Stubborn Child - J. Sutton
The Rise of the Child-Saving Movement - A. Platt
The Juvenile Court Law in Cook County Illinois, 1899 - Hon. R.S. Tuthill
Title 13, Revised Code of Washington: The Juvenile Justice Act, 1994
PART TWO: HOW IS DELINQUENCY MEASURED? THE OBSERVATION AND MEASUREMENT OF DELINQUENCY
Prevalence, Incidence, Rates and Other Descriptive Measures - P.E. Tracy, Jr.
The Accuracy of Official and Self-Report Meaures of Delinquency - M. J. Hindelang, et al
Chronic Offenders: The Missing Cases in Self-Report Delinquency Research - S.A. Cernkovich, et al
PART THREE: WHO ARE THE DELINQUENTS? THE DISTRIBUTION AND CORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY
Age, Sex and the Versatility of Delinquent Involvements - M.J. Hindelang
Juvenile Offender Prevalence, Incidence and Arrest Rates by Race - D. Huizinga & D.S. Elliot
Social Class and Crime - J.G. Weis
Reconsidering the Relationship between SES and Delinquency: Causation but Not Correlation - B.R. Entner Wright, et al
Family
Families and Delinquency: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Broken Homes - L.E. Wells & J.H. Rankin
School
The Effect of Dropping Out of High School on Subsequent Criminal Behavior - T.P. Thornberry, et al
Peers
Age, Peers, and Delinquency - M. Warr
Gangs
Violent Crimes in City Gangs - W.B. Miller
Social Learning Theory, Self-Reported Delinquency, and Youth Gangs - L.T. Winfree, Jr., et al
Drugs
Delinquency and Substance Use Among Inner-City Students - J. Fagan, et al
PART FOUR: WHAT CAUSES DELINQUENCY? HOW IS ITCONTROLLED? THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF THEORY AND PRACTICE
Psychological Control, Early Identification, and Intervention
Unraveling Juvenile Delinquency - S. Glueck & E. Glueck
Unraveling Families and Delinquency: A Reanalysis of the Gluecks' Data - J.H. Laub & R.J. Sampson
The Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study - E. Powers & S. Witmer
A Thirty-Year Follow-Up of Treatment Effects - J. McCord
Risk Factors and Prevention
Risk Behavior in Adolescence: A Psychosocial Framework for Understanding and Action - R. Jessor
Early Childhood Intervention - E.Zigler, et al
Ecology, Enculturation, and Community Organization
Deviant Places: A Theory of the Ecology of Crime - R. Stark
Scoial Disorganization and Theories of Crime and Delinquency - R.J. Bursik, Jr.
The Chicago Area Project - S. Kobrin
The Chicago Area Project Revisited - S. Schlossman & M. Sedlak
Cutural Deviance and Gang Work
Lower-Class Culture as a Generating Milieu of Gang Delinquency - W.B. Miller
Social Sources of Chinese Gang Delinquency - K.L. Chin
Why the United States Has Failed to Solve Its Youth Gang Problem - W.B. Miller
Social Learning and Behavior Modification
A Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory of Criminal Behavior - R.L. Burgess & R.L. Akers
The Role of Peers in the Complex Etiology of Adolescent Drug Use - R.E. Johnson, et al
Behavioral Approaches to Treatment in the Crime and Delinquency Field - C.J. Braukmann, et al
Assessing the Effects of School-Based Drug Education: A 6-Year Multilevel Analysis of Project D.A.R.E. - D.P. Rosenbaum & G.S. Hanson
Opportunity, Strain, and Rehabilitation/Reintegration
Illegitimate Means, Anomie, and Deviant Behavior - R.A. Cloward
A Revised Strain Theory of Delinquency - R. Agnew
The Natural History of an Applied Theory: Differential Opportunity and Mobilization for Youth - J.F. Short, Jr.
The Provo Experiment in Delinquency Rehabilitation - L.T. Empey & J. Rabow
Social Control, Social Development, and Prevention
A Control Theory of Delinquency - T. Hirschi
The Empirical Status of Hirschi's Control Theory - K.L. Kempf
Preventing Delinquency: The Social Development Model - J.G. Weis & J.D. Hawkins
The Prevention of Serious Delinquency: What to Do? - J.G. Weis & J. Sederstrom
Reducing Early Childhood Aggression: Results of a Primary Prevention Program - J.D. Hawkins, et al
Labeling, Diversion, and Radical Nonintervention
An Overview of Labeling Theory - E. Schur
The Labeling Perspective and Delinquency: An Elaboration of the Theory and an Assessment of the Evidence - R. Paternoster & L. Iovanni
Reflected Appraisals, Parental Labeling, and Delinquency - R.L. Matsueda
Diversion in Juvenile Justice - E.M. Lemert
PART FIVE: JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM
Judicial Reform
Juvenile Court Theory and Impact in Historical Perspective - H.H. Clark, Jr.
The Legal Legacy
Beyond Gault: Injustice and the Child - P. Lerman
In re Gault Revisited: A Cross-State Comparison of the Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court - B.C. Feld
The System Legacy
Responding to Juvenile Crime: Lessons Learned - P.W. Greenwood
Gender Bias in Juvenile Justice Processing: Implications of the JJDP Act - D.M. Bishop & C.E. Frazier
Race, Gender, and the Prehearing Detention of Juveniles - K. Kempf-Leonard
The Comparative Advantage of Juvenile Versus Criminal Court Sanctions on Recidivism Among Adolescent Felony Offenders - J. Fagan
The Program Legacy
An Analysis of Juvenile Correctional Treatment - S.P. Lab & J.T. Whitehead
Alternative Placements for Juvenile Offenders: Results From the Evaluation of the Nokomis Challenge Program - E.P. Deschenes & P.W. Greenwood
A Survey of Juvenile Electronic Monitoring and Home Confinement Programs - J.B. Vaughn
Boot Camps: A Critique and a Proposed Alternative - A.W. Salerno
Prospects
The future of Juvenile Justice Policy and Research - L.E. Ohlin
Abolish the Juvenile Court: Youthfulness, Criminal Responsibility, and Sentencing Policy - B.C. Field
Suggested Readings
Index

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