The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law (5th Edition)

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A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law, Fifth Edition, provides a detailed examination of the juvenile justice system. Known for its comprehensive coverage, the author explores all aspects of juvenile justice–including intake, adjudication, dispositions, juvenile probation, parole, and community corrections–and maintains a legal emphasis throughout. Up-to-date tables, figures and statistics give readers the most current perspective of juvenile justice trends. Chapter-opening scenarios, personality highlights and career snapshots use personal accounts to capture the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system.

 

Covers all aspects of juvenile justice, including intake, adjudication, dispositions, juvenile probation, parole, and community corrections. Covers all levels of offenders and clearly delineates the differences between status offenses and delinquent offenses. Discusses the history of juvenile justice system and the crucial events that have influenced its development. Includes early legal cases, landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases, current juvenile cases, select state court cases, etc. to show the legal bases for decisions about juveniles.

Discusses the different rights juveniles have acquired and how different components of the juvenile justice system relate to them. Shows

readers the steps involved with processing a juvenile offender and includes topics such as intake, adjudication, dispositions, probation, parole,

and aftercare.  Feature various professionals who work with juveniles in positions such as juvenile court judge, juvenile probation and parole officer and counselor. Highlights juvenile justice systems in 13 different countries and provide interesting contrasts with the U.S. juvenile justice system.  

 

Anyone involved in or interested in Juvenile Justice.

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Thoroughly referenced and comprehensive in scope, The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and The Law provides readers with a complete overview of all phases of the juvenile justice system. In-depth treatment of the mechanisms, procedures, punishments, and sanctions are reinforced by the author's extensive use of case studies. The book compares the juvenile justice system in the United States with the juvenile justice systems of Japan, Norway, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, as well as our own criminal justice system to provide students with a unique perspective.

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  • Clear description of juvenile justice processing through arrest, intake, adjudication, and disposition
  • Examination of the many dimensions of police-juvenile relations
  • Description of classification systems for juveniles, including state-based risk assessment inventories
  • Discussion of the jail removal initiative and deinstitutionalization of status offenses
  • Comprehensive discussion of intermediate punishments for juveniles, including home confinement, electronic monitoring, and other community corrections alternatives
  • Extensive review of the juvenile probation and parole revocation process
  • Detailed portrayal of the latest blended sentencing statutes applicable to violent juveniles
  • Full complement of ancillaries, including instructor's manual, test bank, comprehensive glossary, up-to-date bibliography, discussion questions at chapter ends, and suggested readings

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