Delinquency in Society: The Essentials

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Apr 20, 2011 - Law
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Delinquency in Society: The Essentials is a concise introduction to the important topics covered by the same authors in the popular Delinquency in Society, Eighth Edition. This practical text explores how juvenile delinquency is defined, measured, and explained, as well as how the juvenile justice system deals with delinquent youth. This new Essentials text provides separate chapters focusing on the police, juvenile courts, corrections, and delinquency prevention. 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

Section 1 Nature and Extent of Delinquency
1
Section 2 DelinquencyTheories
65
Section 3 The Social Context of Delinquency
239
Section 4 The Juvenile Justice System
377
Glossary of Key Terms
506

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