Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice

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Brief, focused, and up-to-date, this must-have text by Stephen Cox, Jennifer Allen, and Robert Hanser takes students on a journey through the juvenile justice system by covering topics such as the history of the juvenile justice system, crime measurements, theories of crime causation, the juvenile justice process, community-based sanctions, treatment and rehabilitation, gangs, and international youth crime. Featuring new examples and new illustrations, Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice, Eighth Edition helps readers develop a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationships among theory, policy, and the practical world of juvenile justice today.

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Steven M. Cox earned his B.S. in psychology, M.A. in sociology, and Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign. Dr. Cox was a member of the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration faculty at Western Illinois University from 1975 to 2011. For 50 years he served as trainer and consultant to numerous criminal justice agencies in the United States and abroad and worked with several universities in the area of course development. In addition, Dr. Cox has authored and co-authored numerous textbooks and articles. 

 



Jennifer M. Allen is a professor and former department head of criminal justice at the University of North Georgia. She holds a Master of Science degree in administration and a doctorate in sociology. Prior to entering academia in 2008, she worked with delinquent juveniles and those victimized by abuse and neglect. Dr. Allen has published in the areas of restorative justice, juvenile delinquency and justice, youth programming, corrections, and policing administration and ethics. She teaches courses in juvenile justice, criminology, research methods, administration of criminal justice, family violence, corrections, and introduction to criminal justice at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She is also a coauthor of Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice (Sage, 2014, 8th ed.), with Steven Cox, Robert Hanser, and John Conrad.



Robert D. Hanser is the Coordinator of the Department of Criminal Justice and Director of the Institute of Law Enforcement at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Dr. Hanser is a researcher and writer who has written numerous publications related to corrections, correctional treatment, and other specialized areas in the field of criminal justice. He has an extensive background in treatment provision and administration. Dr. Hanser serves as a governor-appointed member of the Louisiana Reentry Advisory Council. The council is charged with developing and implementing effective reentry strategies that improve public safety throughout Louisiana.  He is the Director of Offender Programming for LaSalle Corrections and is responsible for overseeing inmate reception, drug rehabilitation, sex offender treatment, and inmate reentry. He is also the Board President for Freedmen, Inc. a non-profit organization that operates group homes and provides services for ex-offenders who leave prison and rejoin the community. Dr. Hanser is also the Lead Facilitator for the 4th Judicial District’s Batterer Intervention Program (BIP). He is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Louisiana and Texas, a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and a Certified Anger Management Therapist. 

 



John J.Conrad served as chair of the Department of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University and was very active in the department, university, and surrounding community. After teaching for more than 30 years, he is now retired and enjoying his time traveling throughout the United States.

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