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This four-color text provides students with a solid overview of the juvenile justice system in the United States. It presents the historical background of the US Juvenile Justice system, its current status, as well as contemporary societal and legal debates. An examination of various policies, programs, and practices is provided throughout the text. The text includes coverage of juvenile law and procedure, juvenile corrections, juvenile delinquency, delinquency prevention, and the future of juvenile justice in the United States.

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This text for introductory courses covers the juvenile justice system in the US, emphasizing practical application. Taylor et al. (criminal justice, U. of North Texas-Denton) outline its history, theories, the role of the police and courts, the corrections system, and key issues. This edition includes more on juvenile crime rates and other measures, strain theory and life-course theories, a discussion of the Roper v. Simmons case on the juvenile death penalty, and more on balanced and restorative justice. Revisions were made to the chapter on delinquency prevention and intervention and the discussion of drug offenders. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency in the United States

Chapter 1. The Juvenile Justice System in the United States

Chapter 2. History of the Juvenile Justice System

Chapter 3. Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims .

Part 2. Theories of Juvenile Delinquency

Chapter 4. Choice, Deterrence, Biological, and Psychological Theories

Chapter 5. Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction Theories

Chapter 6. Delinquency Prevention and Intervention

Part 3. Policing Juveniles, the Law, and the Courts

Chapter 7. Police and Juveniles

Chapter 8. Juvenile Law and Procedure

Chapter 9. The Juvenile Court

Chapter 10. Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System

Part 4. Juvenile Corrections

Chapter 11. Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles

Chapter 12. Institutional Corrections for Juveniles

Part 5. Issues in Juvenile Delinquency

Chapter 13. Gangs and Delinquency

Chapter 14. Special Populations

Chapter 15. Future Directions of Juvenile Justice/ Alternative Models

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073129273
Author:
Taylor, Robert W.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Taylor, Robert
Author:
Caeti, Tory J.
Author:
Fritsch, Eric
Author:
Taylor, Robert W.
Author:
Caeti, Tory
Author:
Fritsch, Eric J.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
Juvenile justice, administration of
Subject:
Criminal Law - Juvenile Offenders
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
10.92x8.66x.95 in. 3.03 lbs.

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