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Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile Delinquency - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135052617

Cover of Juvenile Delinquency 8TH 11 (ISBN 978-0135052617)
ISBN13: 978-0135052617
ISBN10: 0135052610

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Juvenile Delinquency - 8TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135052617

Clemens F. Bartollas and Frank J. Schmalleger

ISBN13: 978-0135052617
ISBN10: 0135052610

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

For courses in Juvenile Delinquency.Streamlined in this edition, this book examines the causes and consequences of delinquent behavior using a strong sociological focus. Relevant chapters discuss the environmental influences on delinquencyndash;such as gangs, the family, school, and drugs. Each chapter ends with a discussion of delinquency across the life course and a section on social policy. Prevention and treatment is emphasized throughout, as the book moves beyond simply analyzing the problems of delinquency to exploring what can be done about delinquent behavior.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents PART ONE: THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF DELINQUENCY 1. Adolescence and Delinquency 2. The Measurement and Nature of Delinquency PART TWO: THE CAUSES OF DELINQUENCY 3. Individual Causes of Delinquency 4. Social structural Causes of Delinquency 5. Social Process Theories of Delinquency 6. Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY 7. Gender and Delinquency 8. The Family and Delinquency 9. The School and Delinquency 10. Gangs and Delinquency 11. Drugs and Delinquency PART FOUR: PREVENTING DELINQUENCY 12. The Prevention of Delinquency 13. The Juvenile Justice Process 14. The Police and the Juvenile 15. The Juvenile Court 16. Juvenile Corrections