Summary: Brief, focused, and up-to-date-a must-have juvenile justice text for instructors and students alike Featuring new examples, new illustrations, and a completely new chapter on international juvenile justice, this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition helps students develop a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationships among theory, policy, and the practical world of juvenile justice today. The book's relative brevity makes it less overwhelming to students and allows instruct ...show moreors more flexibility in assigning selected readings or other materials. In addition, real-life examples, proven pedagogical features, and a complete online ancillary package assist instructors in teaching the course and help engage students in interactive learning. New to This Edition: A new chapter (13) on International Juvenile Justice covers global patterns of delinquency, juvenile gang formation worldwide, and responses to juvenile crime in other countries. New real-life examples are drawn from a wider group of states, including California, Missouri, Texas, and Georgia. Recent relevant changes to laws and penalties bring the book completely up-to-date. New tables, figures, and illustrations clarify key topics. The Instructors' Resources Site and the Student Study Site have been enhanced with new resources, including links to selected state-specific juvenile justice statutes.Key Features: ''In Practice'' boxes link research to practice using recent, high-interest newspaper articles. Career boxes identify the skills and education needed for a range of potential juvenile justice careers. Chapter Outlines provide students with a road map for reading each chapter. Key end-of-chapter study aids include chapter summaries, key terms lists, and critical thinking exercises. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 11
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