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Juvenile Justice: An Introduction provides comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system, including history, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, police interaction, court process, due process and community intervention. It also explores the theoretical rationales for the various interventions in order to make a complete evaluation of each effort.
This book also examines subthemes of juvenile justice, such as female delinquency, gang delinquency, the use of the death penalty on youths, and finding the correct philosophical approach to juvenile justice. It concludes with a look to the future of the juvenile court, including the real possibility of abolition.
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John T. Whitehead is a Professor and former Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University. He completed his M.A. at the University of Notre Dame and earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Albany. He teaches courses in corrections, criminal justice ethics, and the death penalty.
Stephen P. Lab is Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Bowling Green State University. He is a nationally recognized expert in crime prevention and his research interests include juvenile delinquency, school crime, and victims of crime. He is a regular consultant for the National Institute of Justice on research and funding activities in the areas of crime prevention, community policing, school crime, gang behavior and interventions, and police partnerships to address crime.
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Book Description Anderson Publishing, 1990. Textbook Binding. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870849360
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0870849360