Summary: Delinquency and Justice: A Cultural Perspective takes a humanistic perspective and offers insights into the cultures at work within the juvenile justice system. Edition/Copyright: 03
This text provides knowledge of issues, policies, and rationales of the juvenile court essential for anyone who intends to work within the criminal justice field. Entire chapters are devoted to gender and ethnicity; other chapters include coverage of religion, policy, and international juvenile jus ...show moretice.
- Focuses on the contemporary, humanistic perspective of delinquents and the juvenile justice system.
- Incorporates the words and experiences of many individuals who have worked with juveniles, including coverage on the dilemmas they faced and policies they implemented in their efforts.
- Considers important cultural factors when discussing issues of delinquency and provides students with a cultural framework for measuring how cultures impact issues of accountability.
- Presents multifaceted discussions of culture--from African-American street gangs to organizational responses rooted in the religious tradition of Jewish culture.
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2003