Juvenile Justice

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Wolters Kluwer, Jul 11, 2013 - Law - 528 pages
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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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    Contents

    Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
    1
    Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
    2
    Victimization Surveys
    15
    Responding to Delinquency and Delinquents
    22
    Key Terms
    29
    Juvenile Justice
    33
    The Evolution of Childhood
    37
    A New Justice System for
    44
    Juvenile Institutional Corrections
    205
    1850s to 1890s The ProgressiveEra Child Savers and Training Schools
    208
    Policies and Practices
    217
    Inside Juvenile Institutional Corrections
    229
    Summary
    236
    Juvenile Parole and Aftercare
    241
    Nondelinquent Children in the Juvenile
    279
    The Responsibilities of Investigating Agencies
    299

    Psychological
    50
    Theoretical Eclecticism
    58
    Recommended Readings
    64
    Juvenile Offenders and Police Processes
    67
    Police and Juvenile Contacts
    77
    Issues and Practices
    83
    PoliceSchool Interactions
    92
    Summary
    100
    Preadjudication Detention and Diversion Programs
    103
    Juvenile Court Processes
    135
    Juvenile Probation
    173
    Delinquency Prevention
    313
    Youth Gangs and Violence
    347
    The Future of the Juvenile Justice System
    391
    Juvenile Justice Policy
    403
    EvidenceBased and TheoryBased Juvenile Justice
    409
    Summary
    419
    Glossary
    423
    References
    439
    Name Index
    475
    Copyright

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