9780763777906

Delinquency in Society : The Essentials

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763777906

  • ISBN 10:

    0763777900

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/22/2010
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Delinquency in Society: The Essentials is a concise introduction to the important topics covered in the popular "Delinquency in Society, Eighth Edition," by the same authors. This practical text explores how juvenile deliquency is defined, measured, explained, and prevented. Unique chapters feature current information on Police and Juvenile Justice, Courts and Juvenile Justice, Prevention Programs and more. Key Features: Thorough descriptions of delinquency, criminal acts, and status offenses performed by the juvenile population provide a thorough understanding of juvenile delinquency. Coverage of principle theories including Cultural Deviance, Strain, Life Course, etc. serve to develop a greater foundation of understanding. New case-studies entitled "Voices of Justice and Delinquency" offer detailed profiles from juveniles who have been through the system, and career profiles from professionals working with juveniles.

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