ISBN-10:
0135050871
ISBN-13:
9780135050873
Pub. Date:
02/03/2010
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Juvenile Justice in America / Edition 6

Juvenile Justice in America / Edition 6

by Clemens Bartollas, Stuart J. MillerClemens Bartollas
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Overview

Unique in approach, JUVENILE JUSTICE IN AMERICA, 6/e gives students an intimate look at the fascinating and sometimes tragic world of the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system. Its comprehensive approach progresses from the history of juvenile justice to the types of delinquency, to the causes of offending, to juvenile courts, corrections, probation and community-based programming. Fully revised, this edition includes a new chapter on juvenile aftercare and sections on youth development and treatment. Voices in the system are heard via a unique collection of first-person accounts that capture the personal, psychological and thinking processes that characterize juvenile misbehavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135050873
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/03/2010
Series: Criminal Justice Interactive Series
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Juvenile Justice: An Overview

2. The Measurement of Juvenile Crime and Victimization

3. Causes of Juvenile Crime

PART II: THE SYSTEM AND EARLY DECISION MAKING

4. The Police

5. The Juvenile Court

6. The Juvenile Court: Trial and Disposition

7. Juveniles in Adult Court

PART III: COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS

8. Juvenile Probation

9. Community-Based Programs

PART IV: INSTITUTIONALIZATION

10. Juvenile Institutionalization

11. Juvenile Aftercare

12. Treatment Technologies

PART V: TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER

13. Juvenile Gangs

14. Drugs and Youthful Offending

PART VI: THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE

15. International Juvenile Justice

PART VII: THE FUTURE

16. Juvenile Justice in the Twenty-First Century

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