Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law

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Cengage Learning, Feb 26, 2008 - Social Science - 672 pages
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This best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW, Tenth Edition, text gives you timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. And JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW, Tenth Edition, includes leading-edge learning aids! Study more effectively and achieve success in your course with chapter objectives, critical-thinking questions, and a helpful point-by-point summary in each chapter. Plus, the book's many accompanying resources, such as the Book Companion Website, get you ready for your next exam!
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My selfish synopsis, this book has high relevance in a very practical way for dogged laypersons and general practitioners of the law needing to get primed in Juvenile law. The procedural descriptions highly mirror California Juvenile law.

Contents

Theories of Delinquency
Social Community and Environmental Influences on Delinquency
The Juvenile Justice System
Appendix
Glossary
Case Index
Name Index
Subject Index
Photo Credits
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Larry J. Siegel is currently a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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