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Juvenile Delinquency

Bartollas, Clemens

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ISBN 10: 0205174418 / ISBN 13: 9780205174416
Published by Allyn & Bacon, 1997
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Near-fine condition. Stated Fourth Edition. Remainder mark on bottom (outside page edges). NO clippings. Tight spine, bright pages. 601 pages. 6 pages show light writing. Does NOT interfere with reading. NO tears inside book. Synopsis: Providing an overview of the nature, extent, causes, prevention, and control of delinquency, this textbook covers the basic facts, major theories, and continued controversies surrounding youth crime. Specific chapters discuss the measurement of youth crime, individual causes, social structure theories, social process theories, social reaction theories, female delinquency, the family, school crime, gangs, prevention and treatment, the juvenile justice system, the police, the courts, and community-based corrections. Bartollas teaches at the University of Northern Iowa. Annotation 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR Booknews Examines juvenile delinquency from a sociological perspective, looking at explanations of delinquency, environmental influences on delinquent behavior, prevention efforts, the justice system and juveniles, recent legislation and court rulings on youthful offenders, and the rights of adolescents. Features boxes with first-person stories from real-life delinquents. Chronic offenders, gang delinquents, and females receive special attention. Includes chapter summaries, key terms and concepts, and discussion questions, plus b&w photos illustrating criminal juveniles. This fifth edition contains new chapters on social reaction theories and on female delinquency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. Bookseller Inventory # 043134

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Title: Juvenile Delinquency

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near-Fine

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Examines juvenile delinquency from a sociological perspective, looking at explanations of delinquency, environmental influences on delinquent behavior, prevention efforts, the justice system and juveniles, recent legislation and court rulings on youthful offenders, and the rights of adolescents. Features boxes with first-person stories from real-life delinquents. Chronic offenders, gang delinquents, and females receive special attention. Includes chapter summaries, key terms and concepts, and discussion questions, plus b&w photos illustrating criminal juveniles. This fifth edition contains new chapters on social reaction theories and on female delinquency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Key Benefit: This fourth edition builds on the framework found in the first three editions by offering a comprehensive and contemporary analysis of juvenile delinquency in U.S. society. Key Topics: This book examines the nature, extent, causes, environments, and connections of delinquency. This edition features case studies focusing on delinquency as it relates to sociology, criminology, and criminal justice.

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