Juvenile Justice / Edition 3 available in Other Format
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This updated textbook's 14 chapters take historical, contemporary and global perspectives on juvenile crime, juvenile justice system components, and model programs. Includes b&w photos of young gang members, school shooters, and deterrence strategies. Appends a summary chart of the influences on delinquency discussed, a job description of a police-school liaison officer, federally-funded programs (US), school and community programs identified by the National School Safety Center, recommendations of the Metropolitan Court Judges Committee, and a glossary of terms. Drowns last taught at Metropolitan State U.; Hess teaches writing at Normandale Community College. Locations of these schools are not provided, nor are dates given for the previous editions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Table of Contents1. Historical and Philosophical Roots of the Juvenile Justice System. 2. Crime, Delinquency, and Justice: Theoretical Roots. 3. Growth and Development: The First Eighteen Years. 4. The Family, the School, and the Community: Powerful Influences on Youths' Development. 5. Youth Who Are Victims. 6. Youth Who Break the Law and Those Who Victimize. 7. Youth Who Are Gang Victims. 8. The Role of Law Enforcement. 9. The Role of the Juvenile Court. 10. The Role of Corrections. 11. The Role of a Broader Community. 12. Approaches to Prevention. 13. Approaches to Treatment. 14. Rethinking Juvenile Justice: A Global View. Appendices. Glossary.