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Juvenile Delinquency and Justice - 09 edition

Juvenile Delinquency and Justice (ISBN10: 1588266311; ISBN13: 9781588266316)
ISBN13: 978-1588266316
ISBN10: 1588266311

Summary: This new anthology offers a comprehensive overview of the essential topics in juvenile delinquency and justice. The selections encompass both landmark scholarship and cutting-edge research to expose students to a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches. Thematic section introductions provide context, while editors' notes draw attention to how a sociological perspective can deepen understanding of the topics at issue. The text uses compelling ethnograp
hic studies to capture student interest. It addresses current concerns such as school shooters, occupational delinquency, gangsta rap, and drug courts. It highlights issues of race/ethnicity, gender, and class. It emphasizes critical approaches to adolescent subcultures and gang delinquency. It includes quantitative articles selected for their accessibility. The result is a lively and substantive grounding in the field. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential topics in the study of juvenile delinquency.
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Summary: This new anthology offers a comprehensive overview of the essential topics in juvenile delinquency and justice. The selections encompass both landmark scholarship and cutting-edge research to expose students to a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches. Thematic section introductions provide context, while editors' notes draw attention to how a sociological perspective can deepen understanding of the topics at issue. The text uses compelling ethnographic studies to capture student interest. It addresses current concerns such as school shooters, occupational delinquency, gangsta rap, and drug courts. It highlights issues of race/ethnicity, gender, and class. It emphasizes critical approaches to adolescent subcultures and gang delinquency. It includes quantitative articles selected for their accessibility. The result is a lively and substantive grounding in the field. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential topics in the study of juvenile delinquency. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
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Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub.
Year Published: 2009
International: No



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