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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

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This four-color text provides students with a solid overview of the juvenile justice system in the United States, presenting 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 informs the direction of the text. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices includes coverage of juvenile law and procedure, juvenile corrections, juvenile delinquency, delinquency prevention, and the future of juvenile justice in the United States.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency in the United States

Chapter 1. The Juvenile Justice System

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780078111457
Author:
Taylor, Robert
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Fritsch, Eric
Author:
Taylor, Robert W.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Taylor Robert
Author:
Fritsch, Eric J.
Subject:
Juvenile justice, administration of
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Law - General
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2010
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
10.90x8.40x1.00 in. 2.90 lbs.

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