Juvenile Delinquency:: Historical, Cultural & Legal Perspectives

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Routledge, Jan 1, 2001 - Science - 520 pages
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Contents

Chapter 1 Defining Delinquency and Determining Its Extent
1
Chapter 2 Children and Their Offenses in History
33
Chapter 3 Thinking Theoretically
55
Classical Rational Choice Lifestyle and Constitutional Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
85
Psychiatric Psychological and Intelligence Theories
115
Ecological Strain Anomie Subcultural Labeling and Shaming Theories
141
Critical Learning Control and Integrated Theories
171
Precedents and Development
197
Chapter 11 Detention Institutionalization and Parole
305
Chapter 12 The Community as a Resource in the Treatment of Delinquency
357
Chapter 13 Treatment of Young Offenders in Other Countries
389
Chapter 14 Female Juvenile Delinquency
409
Chapter 15 Media Violence and Delinquency
439
Gangs Violence and Drugs
461
Subject Index
493
Name Index
513

Chapter 9 The Front Gate to the Juvenile Justice System
235
Chapter 10 The Juvenile Court
257

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About the author (2001)

Geis-Prof Emeritus, Dept of Criminology, Law & Society, Univ of California, Irvine.

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