Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

Hardcover | April 14, 2014

byRobert W Taylor, Eric Fritsch

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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices provides a student-friendly introduction to the juvenile justice system. Practical application is emphasized through features that focus on policies, programs, practices and careers. The text reviews the current legal atmosphere of juvenile justice and current events that have impacted the field.

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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices provides a student-friendly introduction to the juvenile justice system. Practical application is emphasized through features that focus on policies, programs, practices and careers. The text reviews the current legal atmosphere of juvenile justice and current events that have impacted...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 8.8 × 0.8 inPublished:April 14, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078026563

ISBN - 13:9780078026560

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Table of Contents

Taylor/Fritsch, Juvenile Justice 4e

Brief TOC

Preface

1. The Juvenile Justice System

2. History of the Juvenile Justice System

3. Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims

4. Choice, Deterrence, Biological and Psychological Theories

5. Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction theories

6. Delinquency Prevention and Intervention

7. Police and Juveniles

8. Juvenile Law and Procedure

9. The Juvenile court

10. Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System

11. Community-based Corrections for Juveniles

12. Institutional Corrections for Juveniles

13. Gangs and Delinquency

14. Special Populations

15. Future Directions in Juvenile Justice

Endnotes

Glossary

Credits

Index