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Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Deliquency

Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Deliquency - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-1583605516

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Publisher: Lexisnexis / Matthew Bender
Published: 2004
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Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Deliquency - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-1583605516

Peter Benekos and Alida Merlo

ISBN13: 978-1583605516
ISBN10: 1583605517
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Lexisnexis / Matthew Bender

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and delinquency.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Intent and Performance of Juvenile Justice Peter J. Benekos & Alida V. Merlo

Chapter 2. Delinquency Theory: Classical and Sociological Explanations Frank E. Hagan & Pamela Tontodonato

Chapter 3. Delinquency Theory: Emerging Explanations from the Biopsychological Perspective Thomas J. Gamble & Amy C.
Eisert

Chapter 4. Youth, Drugs, and Delinquency Frank P. Williams III & Marilyn McShane

Chapter 5. Violence and Education: Controlling the School Yard Richard Lawrence

Chapter 6. Invisible Youth: Maltreated Children and Status Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System -- Politics, Science, and
Children's Issues John H. Lemmon

Chapter 7. The "Adultification" of Youth Joseph Sanborn

Chapter 8. Youth Behind Bars: Doing Justice or Doing Harm? Eric J. Fritsch & Tory J. Caeti

Chapter 9. Race, Delinquency, and Discrimination: Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System Donna M. Bishop

Chapter 10. Gender and Delinquency: Females Doing Crime Ruth Triplett, Dianne Cyr Carmody & Peggy S. Plass

Chapter 11. Sentenced to Die: The Ultimate Sanction for Juvenile Offenders Alexis J. Miller & Richard Tewksbury

Chapter 12. Comparative Juvenile Justice Policy: Lessons from Other Countries Alida V. Merlo & Peter J. Benekos

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