9780199859740

Juvenile Delinquency Mainstream and Crosscurrents

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199859740

  • ISBN 10:

    0199859744

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/18/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

A Critical Issue Demands a Critical Approach. Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Second Edition, is a broad, comprehensive introduction to one of society's most pressing problems. Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, the book gets readers thinking critically about important real-world issues including the effects of inequality, race, class, and gender on juvenile delinquency and the justice system. Lively, engaging, and accessible,Juvenile Delinquencyis ideal for delinquency courses in both criminal justice and sociology departments. FEATURES OF THIS EDITION *Straightforward explanationsof theory, history, gender, and international issues *Rich pedagogical features,including a new box program highlighting issues of race, class, and gender, as well as new review questions and learning objectives *New chapter on substance abuse *Enhanced coverage of many issuesincluding biological theories of crime, prevention strategies and programs, and reentry *Completely updatedwith the latest research, statistics, and developments in the field SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCES *New companion website(www.oup.com/us/fuller) featuring a variety of resources * A thoroughly updatedInstructor's Manual(ISBN 978-0-19-994465-1) containing PowerPoint-based lecture slides, a test bank, and more

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