ISBN-10:
013297830X
ISBN-13:
9780132978309
Pub. Date:
02/14/2013
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Juvenile Justice In America / Edition 7

Juvenile Justice In America / Edition 7

by Clemens Bartollas, Stuart Miller Ph.D.Clemens Bartollas
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Overview

KEY BENEFIT: Juvenile Justice in Americaprovides an in-depth look at the lives of juveniles, their experiences in society, and the consequences of those experiences. The text carefully examines the structures, procedures, policies, and problems of American juvenile justice agencies. The Eighth Edition places further emphasis on delinquency prevention, and features a new chapter on juvenile offender populations to give readers a more comprehensive view of delinquents. Boxed features in every chapter highlight the practical realities of working in the juvenile justice system. The careful balance of theory, evidence-based findings, and practical applications gives readers the most up-to-date insight into the state of juvenile justice in America today.

KEY TOPICS: Juvenile Justice; Measurement and Nature of Juvenile Crime; Causes of Juvenile Crime; Gender and Juvenile Justice; The Police; The Juvenile Court; Juveniles in Adult Court; Juvenile Probation; Community-Based Programs; Juvenile Institutionalization; Juvenile Aftercare; Treatment Technologies; Juvenile Gangs; Special Juvenile Offender Populations; Juvenile Justice in the Twenty-First Century 327

MARKET: For courses in Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Social Work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132978309
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 02/14/2013
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Clemens Bartollas received his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. He is Professor of Sociology at the University of Northern Iowa where he has taught criminology for thirty-five years and has developed a criminology major. He has written over 50 texts, biographies, and monograph including many articles. He is currently involved in researching and writing about adult gangs in Chicago.

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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