Juvenile Justice

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Jul 11, 2013 - Law - 528 pages
Balanced presentation touches on political science, public administration, sociology, criminology, and criminal justice
  • Key terms, defined in the margins
  • Comprehensive glossary, to learn and review terminology
  • Critical thinking questions end each chapter
    • classroom discussions
    • small group exercises
    • individual review

    Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents:

    • Latest trends in juvenile justice, supported by the most recent data sources available
    • Cutting-edge chapter on non-delinquent children in the juvenile justice system (dependent, neglected, and abused children)
    • Chapter on delinquency prevention, including a review of what works to reduce delinquency and related problematic youth behavior
    • Chapter on gangs expanded to a broader discussion of juvenile violence


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    Juvenile Offenders and Police Processes
    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS Contents Preface
    Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
    Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Juvenile Justice
    Protestant Reformation
    Juvenile Probation
    Juvenile Institutional Corrections
    Juvenile Parole and Aftercare
    Nondelinquent Children in the Juvenile Justice System
    Delinquency Prevention
    Youth Gangs and Violence
    The Future of the Juvenile Justice System

    Juvenile Offenders and Police Processes
    Preadjudication Detention and Diversion Programs
    Juvenile Court Processes
    Name Index

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