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Juvenile Delinquency: The Core (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 2
     

Juvenile Delinquency: The Core (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 2

by Larry Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh, Brandon C. Welsh
 

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ISBN-10: 0534629822

ISBN-13: 9780534629823

Pub. Date: 08/09/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Siegel and Welsh's CORE presents theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, student-friendly paperback! Praised as much for its authority and blabnce as it is for the authros' ability to fascinate and engage students in the juvenile delinquency course, this brief book—together with its many FREE resources—is an exceptional value. In 432

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Siegel and Welsh's CORE presents theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, student-friendly paperback! Praised as much for its authority and blabnce as it is for the authros' ability to fascinate and engage students in the juvenile delinquency course, this brief book—together with its many FREE resources—is an exceptional value. In 432 concise pages, Siegel and Welsh help students understand the nature of delinquency, its causes and correlates, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. The authors review recent legal cases, research studies, and policy initiatives. This current Second Edition of JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE features a line-by-line update, new in-text learning aids, chapter-by-chapter connectivity with the Web, and a new Interactive Student CD-ROM automatically packaged FREE with every new copy of the text!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534629823
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/09/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Childhood and Delinquency. 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency. 3. Individual Views of Delinquency. 4. Sociological Views of Delinquency. 5. Developmental Views of Delinquency. New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Primary Pevention Efforts: Early Childhood." 6. Gender and Delinquency. 7. The Family and Delinquency. 8. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups. 9. Schools and Delinquency. New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Secondary Prevention Efforts: Family and Community." 10. Drug Use and Delinquency. 11. The History and Development of Juvenile Justice. 12. Police Work with Juveniles. 13. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing. 14. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization. New Directions in Preventing Delinquency: Tertiary Prevention Efforts: The Role of the Juvenile Justice System." Concluding Notes: American Delinquency. Appendix: Excerpts from the U.S. Constitution. Notes. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index.

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