Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice and Law

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9780314092441: Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice and Law

This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge and seminal research as well as up-to-the minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, to-the-minute presentation of theory and juvenile justice policy issues, the authors examine opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs in a balanced, unbiased way. Rewritten for greater clarity, this thoroughly revised edition achieves new heights of student accessibility through increased pedagogical aids, including a marginal glossary. This edition provides students a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN video, CD-ROM, and the Web.

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Intended for courses in Juvenile Delinquency in departments of criminal justice, sociology and social work in both two and four year schools.

This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge and seminal research as well as up-to-the minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, to-the-minute presentation of theory and juvenile justice policy issues, the authors examine opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs in a balanced, unbiased way. Rewritten for greater clarity, this thoroughly revised edition achieves new heights of student accessibility through increased pedagogical aids, including a marginal glossary.

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Comprehensive best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of theories of delinquency, environmental influences, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Objective, up-to-date presentation of theory and juvenile justice issues examines opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs. Focus on Delinquency boxes highlight important legal cases, policy issues, and research studies. Case in Point sections provide classroom discussion and demonstrate how complex legal, practical, and theoretical issues are applied in real life.

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