Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law (with CD-ROM and Infotrac(r)) / Edition 9

Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law (with CD-ROM and Infotrac(r)) / Edition 9

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Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law (with CD-ROM and Infotrac(r)) / Edition 9

This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of the theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, up-to-the-minute presentation of juvenile delinquency theory and juvenile justice policy issues, the authors examine opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs in a balanced, unbiased way. Rewritten for greater clarity and impact, this new edition addresses the latest hot topics and provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN® videos, a CD-ROM, and the Internet. With its many updates and greater array of supplements, the Ninth Edition of JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW presents a powerful and exciting set of teaching resources and learning tools for instructors and students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534645663
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/25/2005
Edition description: With CD-ROM and Infotrak
Pages: 587
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY. 1. Childhood and Delinquency. 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency. Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY. 3. Individual Views of Delinquency. 4. Sociological Views of Delinquency. 5. Developmental Views of Delinquency. Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY. 6. Gender and Delinquency. 7. The Family and Delinquency. 8. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups. 9. Schools and Delinquency. 10. Drug Use and Delinquency. 11. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives. Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM. 12. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now. 13. Police Work with Juveniles. 14. The Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing. 15. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization. 16. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad. 17. The Future of Juvenile Justice.

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