Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents by John Randolph FullerJuvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents by John Randolph Fuller

Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents

byJohn Randolph Fuller

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Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Third Edition, encourages students to think critically about important real-world issues including the effects of inequality, race, class, and gender on juvenile delinquency and the juvenilejustice system. Lively, engaging, and accessible, it is ideal for juvenile delinquency courses in both criminal justice and sociology departments.
John Randolph Fuller is Professor Emeritus of Criminology at the University of West Georgia, where he taught for more than thirty years. He is the author of several books, including Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Third Edition (OUP, 2013).
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Title:Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and CrosscurrentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.91 × 8.39 × 0.98 inPublished:November 27, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefacePART I: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY1. What Is a Juvenile Delinquent?The Social Construction of ChildhoodDefining the TermsTransition or RebellionParens Patriae and the LawAdolescents and Juvenile DelinquencyMeasuring DelinquencyDefining Crime and Delinquency- The Dark Figure of CrimeMeasurement Tools- The Uniform Crime Reports- The National Incident-Based Reporting System- The National Crime Victimization Survey- Self-Report StudiesMeasures of Youths as Victims and Offenders- Youths as VictimsA Typology of Juvenile DelinquentsThe System of Last ResortGrowing Up Too SoonAre We Waging a War on Children?2. The Control of ChildrenThe Development of the Concept of ChildhoodAcquiring AdulthoodLeaving Home at an Early AgeReforming the Lives of ChildrenThe Child-Savers- Orphan Trains- Orphanages, Houses of Refuge, and Reform SchoolsThe Progressive EraThe Changing Nature of ChildhoodModern ChildhoodTrends in Delinquency and Juvenile JusticePART II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY3. Theoretical Foundations of Crime and DelinquencyWhat Good Is Theory and What Is Good Theory?The Importance of TheoryThe Scientific Method and Social ScienceSpiritual Explanations of Crime and DelinquencyThe Classical School of CriminologyHistory of the Classical School- Cesare Beccaria- Jeremy BenthamDeterrence Theory- What Is Deterrence?- Deterrence and JuvenilesThe Classical School of Criminology Today- Rational Choice Theory- Shock Deterrence- Shock Incarceration- Scared Straight-Style Programs- Can Modern Deterrence Work?The Positivist School of CriminologyHistory of the Positivist School- Adolphe Quetelet- Andre-Michele Guerry- Auguste Comte- Cesare LombrosoPositivism and Juveniles4. Biological and Psychological Theories of DelinquencyBiological TheoriesEarly Biological Theories of Crime- William Sheldon and Body Types- Franz Joseph Gall and PhrenologyHeredity- Studies of Twins and Adopted Children- Heredity and Behavior- Differential Susceptibility HypothesisNeurotransmittersHormonesBiosocial TheoryPsychological TheoriesPiaget's Cognitive DevelopmentMoral Development- Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development- Gilligan's Theory of Moral DevelopmentIntelligence and DelinquencyPsychodynamic Perspective- Freud, Personality, and Delinquent Behavior- Erikson's Psychosocial TheoryIs There an Antisocial Personality?- Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory- Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder5. Sociological Theories of DelinquencySocial Structure TheoriesSocial Process TheoriesLearning Theories- Differential Association- Social Learning Theory- Techniques of NeutralizationAnomie and Strain Theory- Durkheim and Anomie- Merton and Strain- Agnew and StrainSocial Control Theory- Personality and Social Control- Containment TheoryHirschi's Social Control TheorySubcultural TheoriesDelinquent BoysDifferential Opportunity TheorySubculture of ViolenceThe Code of the StreetSocial Reaction TheoriesLabeling TheoryShaming Theory6. Critical Theories, Life-Course, and Integrated TheoriesCritical TheoriesMarxist TheoryLeft RealismCritical Race TheoryPostmodern CriminologyCultural CriminologyPeacemaking CriminologyLife-Course TheoriesLife-Course Persistent and Adolescent-Limited Crime- Life-Course Persistent Offenders- Adolescence-Limited OffendersPathways and Turning PointsThe Prediction ProblemIntegrated TheoriesElliott's Integrated Theory of Delinquent BehaviorThornberry's Interactional Theory of DelinquencyTittle's Control Balance TheoryPART III: DELINQUENCY IN SOCIETY7. Female DelinquencyGirls to Women: A Developmental ViewPhysical DevelopmentCognitive DevelopmentPsychological and Social Development- Identity- Fitting in and Being Popular- Dating and Sex- Cutting the Strings of Parental ControlThe Extent and Nature of Female DelinquencyTheories of Female DelinquencyBiological TheoriesPsychological TheoriesSociological TheoriesFeminist TheoriesGender and the Juvenile Justice System8. The Family and DelinquencyFunctions of the FamilyChallenges in Families TodayChild Victimization in the Family- Child Neglect- Physical Child Abuse- Sexual Child AbuseFamilies and DelinquencyDivorceSocial SupportFamily ConflictParents and Siblings9. Schools and DelinquencyThe Purpose of SchoolKeeping ControlPreventing Delinquency in SchoolWhat About the Teachers?School SafetySchool ViolenceBullyingSchool Failure and DelinquencySuspension and ExpulsionDropping OutEducation and Juvenile Delinquency10. Youth Gangs and DelinquencyWhat Is a Gang?Precursors to Modern GangsStudying GangsDelinquency, Peers, and Group ActivityJoining the GangTypes of Gangs- Black and Hispanic Gangs- Asian Gangs- White Gangs- Gangs and FemalesDealing with GangsPrimary Gang PreventionSecondary Gang PreventionTertiary Gang Prevention11. Substance AbuseDrugs Youths UseTobaccoAlcoholMarijuanaMethamphetamineInhalantsClub DrugsPrescription DrugsPerformance-Enhancing DrugsOther SubstancesWhy Do Youths Take Drugs?Peer PressureFamilyNeighborhoodsInternal FactorsDrugs and DelinquencyThe Drug TradeSupporting a Drug HabitPrevention and TreatmentPreventionTreatmentJuvenile Drug CourtsPART IV: JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND CULTURAL COMPARISONS12. The PoliceA Short History of Juvenile PolicingThe Police: Dealing with Juvenile Delinquents and VictimsDealing with JuvenilesSpecialized Juvenile Policing- Juvenile Officers- Juvenile Units- Gang UnitsNeglected and Abused ChildrenStatus OffendersViolent JuvenilesProcedure: What the Police DoTaking Into CustodyBookingSearch and SeizureInterrogation- Miranda and Juveniles- Waiver of Miranda Rights- The Juvenile MirandaCustodyDiscretion: How the Police Decide What to DoDemands of the LawDemands of the SituationBias- Racial Discrimination by the Police- Gender Discrimination by the PoliceControlling Police DiscretionPrevention: What the Police Do to HelpCommunity PolicingProblem-Oriented PolicingZero-Tolerance Policing13. The Juvenile CourtA Brief History of the Juvenile CourtThe Modern System: Organization and JurisdictionStatus OffensesLanguage and TerminologyProcessKey PlayersJuvenilesJuvenile Court JudgeProsecutorJuvenile Defense CounselJuvenile Intake OfficersJuvenile Probation OfficersJuvenile Court ProcessCustody and DetentionPetitions and SummonsesJuvenile Court Hearings- Preliminary Hearing- Adjudicatory Hearing- Dispositional HearingJury Trials and Plea Bargaining- Jury Trial- Plea BargainingDue ProcessRight to an attorneyProtection Against Self-IncriminationRight to Notice of ChargesRight to Confront and Cross-Examine WitnessesProtection Against Double JeopardyConfidentiality and AccountabilityTrying Juveniles As AdultsBlended SentencingWho Gets Waived to the Criminal Court?14. Juvenile CorrectionsCommunity CorrectionsStandard ProbationIntensive-Supervision ProbationElectronic MonitoringHome ConfinementFines and Victim CompensationResidential Treatment Programs- Foster Care- Group Homes and Halfway Houses- Alternative-Experience Programs- Advantages of Residential Treatment ProgramsSecure ConfinementJailsDetention CentersJuvenile Correctional FacilitiesState PrisonsCrowdingSuicide PreventionIncarcerated GirlsCorrectional Programs- Education- Vocational Training- Recreational Programs- Counseling and Treatment- Reentry15. International and Comparative DelinquencyCulture and the DiscontentedJuvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in Other CountriesChinaIndiaRussiaSouth AfricaJapanEngland and WalesInternational Victimization of ChildrenChildren at WarChild ProstitutionGlossaryCreditsSubject IndexName IndexCase Index

Editorial Reviews

"This book is a rare, refreshing alternative to texts that focus too much on the dry explanation of what we do to juveniles rather than on why juveniles become delinquent or why the system responds in the way that it does." --Richard Lemke, Lakeland College