Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, And Legal Perspective / Edition 4 available in Paperback
A Fully Revised and Updated Edition of the Essential Juvenile Justice Textbook
The juvenile justice system is a multifaceted entity that continually changes under the influence of decisions, policies, and laws. Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, and Legal Perspective, Fourth Edition is the most comprehensive reference on the juvenile justice system available. Reader-friendly but thorough, the text contains the most up-to-date research on juvenile justice operations and their effectiveness and is authored by two experts in the field. It presents contemporary topics in juvenile justice and situates them within a historical and theoretical context, covering juvenile justice history, the development of the juvenile court in the U.S., and contemporary juvenile justice practice, as well as chapters on status and violent offenders, and working in juvenile justice. Myth v. Reality boxes, FYI boxes, and Comparative Focus boxes provide students with important information, challenge preconceived ideas students may have about juvenile justice practice, critically examine juvenile justice practice, and maintain student interest.
The fully revised and updated fourth edition includes the latest statistics and research data, new photos and figures, coverage of contemporary court cases, and new pedagogical features. Ideally suited for undergraduate students in juvenile justice courses, as well as graduate students and professionals seeking a comprehensive juvenile justice reference, Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, and Legal Perspective, Fourth Edition is the leading juvenile justice textbook on the market today.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||10.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Professor and Division Chair, School of Justice Studies, Eastern Kentucky University
Tribal Court Administrator, Adjunct Faculty, Spring Arbor University
Table of Contents
ChapterChapter 1 The Context of Juvenile Justice: Defining Basic Concepts and Examining Public Perceptions of Juvenile Crime ChapterChapter 2 Measuring the Extent of Juvenile Delinquency ChapterChapter 3 Theory and research: The Social Context of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice ChapterChapter 4 Early Juvenile Justice: Before the Juvenile Court ChapterChapter 5 The Development of the Juvenile Court ChapterChapter 6 Public and Police Responses to Juvenile Offenders ChapterChapter 7 Juvenile Diversion ChapterChapter 8 Preadjudication Processes in Juvenile Justice ChapterChapter 9 The Transfer of Juveniles to Criminal Court ChapterChapter 10 The Contemporary Juvenile Court ChapterChapter 11 Community-Based correctional Programs for Juvenile Offenders ChapterChapter 12 Institutional Corrections Programs for Juvenile Offenders ChapterChapter 13 The Status Offender in Juvenile Justice ChapterChapter 14 Juvenile Justice and the Serious, Chronic, or Violent Juvenile Offender ChapterChapter 15 Present Conditions and Future Directions in Juvenile Justice ChapterChapter 16 Working in Juvenile Justice