Delinquency in Society

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Law - 674 pages
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Delinquency in Society, Eighth Edition, provides a systematic introduction to the study of juvenile delinquency. This best-selling text covers the basic theories behind the cause of juvenile crimes, the sociological effects of juvenile delinquency, and the impact of juvenile crime on families, schools, and peer groups. Delinquency prevention programs and basic coverage of delinquency as it relates to the criminal justice system are also included to add context and help student comprehension. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Nature and Extent of Delinquency
1
Delinquency Theories
83
The Social Context of Delinquency
349
Special Topics
537
Glossary
608

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