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Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Fifth Edition. Highly accessible and student friendly, this text explores various programs and processes that exist in today?s juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The fifth edition also includes expanded coverage of measurement, victimization, differences between the adult and juvenile justice systems, diversity, gangs, future trends in the field, cutting-edge policies, and more.

Synopsis:

This book offers a highly accessible, comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. With pedagogy fully integrated throughout the book, readers will easily make the connections between theory and practice. The book explores the various programs and processes that exist in the juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs, and provides an understanding of the history, current state, and future of juvenile justice.

Synopsis:

Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Fifth Edition. Highly accessible and student friendly, this text explores various programs and processes that exist in today's juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The fifth edition also includes expanded coverage of measurement, victimization, differences between the adult and juvenile justice systems, diversity, gangs, future trends in the field, cutting-edge policies, and more.

About the Author

Kären M. Hess holds a Ph.D. in English and in instructional design from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in criminal justice from Pacific Western University. Dr. Hess has also co-authored the following Wadsworth texts: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY, JUVENILE JUSTICE, MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, and CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS.

Table of Contents

1. Separate Justice: Philosophical and Historical Roots of the Juvenile Justice System. 2. The Theories behind and the Evolution of the Contemporary Juvenile Justice Process. 3. Growth and Development: The First Eighteen Years. 4. Neglected, Abused, Victimized and Missing Children and Youths. 5. Status Offenders and Nonviolent Delinquents. 6. Serious, Chronic and Violent Juvenile Offenders. 7. The Law Enforcement Response to Abused/Neglected Children and Status Offenders. 8. The Law Enforcement Response to Violent Offenders. 9. The Juvenile Court and Alternatives at Intake. 10. The Juvenile Court in Action. 11. The Response of Corrections. 12. The Juvenile Justice System's Reliance on the Broader Community. 13. Approaches to Prevention. 14. Approaches to Treatment. Epiloq Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads. Appendices. Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780534630201
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Subject:
Children's Studies
Author:
Hess, K�ren M.
Author:
Drowns, Robert W.
Author:
Hess, K
Author:
Hess, Karen M.
Author:
ren M.
Author:
K
Author:
Hess, Kren M.
Author:
ren M. Hess
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Procedure
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
December 2003
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
10.06x8.24x1.19 in. 2.92 lbs.

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Product details 624 pages Wadsworth Publishing Company - English 9780534630201 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This book offers a highly accessible, comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. With pedagogy fully integrated throughout the book, readers will easily make the connections between theory and practice. The book explores the various programs and processes that exist in the juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs, and provides an understanding of the history, current state, and future of juvenile justice.
"Synopsis" by , Gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the juvenile justice system with JUVENILE JUSTICE, Fifth Edition. Highly accessible and student friendly, this text explores various programs and processes that exist in today's juvenile justice system, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The fifth edition also includes expanded coverage of measurement, victimization, differences between the adult and juvenile justice systems, diversity, gangs, future trends in the field, cutting-edge policies, and more.
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