The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law / Edition 7

The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law / Edition 7

ISBN-10:
0132764466
ISBN-13:
9780132764469
Pub. Date:
03/20/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
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The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law / Edition 7

A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System, 7e, follows a true-to-life focus, capturing the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system through personality highlights, career snapshots, and personal accounts. The text provides a thorough examination of the juvenile justice system through easy-to-understand descriptions and discussions of policy, practice, and procedure in juvenile justice. It covers the entire process from arrest, intake, and adjudicatory hearings, to dispositions, and aftercare. This includes up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of historical, applied, theoretical, and legal information about the juvenile justice system and juvenile delinquency.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132764469
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/20/2012
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States

Chapter 2 The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court

Chapter 3 Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs

Chapter 4 The Legal Rights of Juveniles

Chapter 5 Juveniles and the Police

Chapter 6 Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing

Chapter 7 Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice

Chapter 8 Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives

Chapter 9 The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives

Chapter 10 Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 11 Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections

Chapter 12 Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Aftercare

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