The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

Paperback | September 15, 2013

EditorBarry C. Feld, Donna M. Bishop

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Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, andabout the processes and contexts associated with the course of delinquent careers. Over the same period, public officials have made sweeping jurisprudential, jurisdictional, and procedural changes in our juvenile justice systems.The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice presents a timely compilation of state-of-the-art critical reviews of knowledge about causes of delinquency and their significance for justice policy, and about developments in the juvenile justice system to prevent and control youth crime.The first half of the handbook focuses on juvenile crime and examines trends and patterns in delinquency and victimization, explores causes of delinquency - at the individual, micro-social, and macro-social levels, and from natural and social science perspectives - and their implications forstructuring a youth justice system. The second half of the handbook concentrates on juvenile justice and examines a range of issues - including the historical origins and re-invention of the juvenile court; juvenile offenders' mental health status and considerations of trial competence andculpability; intake, diversion, detention, and juvenile courts; and transfer/waiver strategies - and considers how the juvenile justice system itself influences delinquency. The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice provides a comprehensive overview of juvenile crime and juvenile justice administration by authors who are all leading scholars involved in cutting-edge research, and is an essential resource for scholars, students, and justice officials.

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Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, andabout the processes and contexts associated with...

Barry C. Feld is Centennial Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of eight books, including: Bad Kids: Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court (OUP 1999 and winner of Hindelang Outstanding Book Award, American Society of Criminology, and Outstanding Book Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:960 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199338272

ISBN - 13:9780199338276

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart I. Nature and Patterns of Juvenile Offending1. Howard L. Snyder: Juvenile Delinquents and Juvenile Justice Clientele: Trends and Patterns in Crime and Justice System Responses2. Alexis R. Piquero and Douglas B. Weiss: Heterogeneity in Delinquency3. Christopher J. Schreck and Eric A. Stewart: Victim-Offender Overlap and its Implications for Juvenile Justice Offending and VictimizationPart II. Individual Level Variables4. Melissa Peskin, Andrea L. Glenn, Yu Gao, Jianghong Liu, Robert A. Schug, Yaling Yang, and Adrian Raine: Personal Characteristics of Delinquents: Neurobiology, Genetic Predispositions, Individual Psychosocial Attributes5. Jennifer L. Woolard: Adolescent Development, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice6. Tamara M. Haegerich and Patrick H. Tolan: Delinquency and Comorbid Conditions7. David P. Farrington: Predictors of Violent Young OffendersPart III. Social Contexts and Delinquency8. Ronald L. Simons and Leslie Gordon Simons: Linking Family Processes and Adolescent Delinquency: Issues, Theories, and Research Findings9. Gary D. Gottfredson: Schools and Delinquency10. Mark Warr: The Social Side of Delinquent Behavior11. Cheryl L. Maxson and Kristy N. Matsuda: Gang Delinquency12. Charis E. Kubrin: Communities and DelinquencyPart IV. Social Process and Delinquency13. Robert Agnew: Strain and Delinquency14. Ronald L. Akers and Christine S. Sellers: Social Learning Theory15. Deanna L. Wilkinson: An Emergent Situational and Transactional Theory of Urban Youth Violence16. Tom T. Tyler: Legal Socialization and Delinquency17. John H. Laub and Sarah L. Boonstoppel: Understanding Desistance from Juvenile Offending: Challenges and Opportunities18. Brandon C. Welsh: Delinquency PreventionPart V. Juvenile Court: History and Context19. David S. Tanenhaus: The Elusive Juvenile Court: Its Origins, Practices, and Re-Inventions20. Donna M. Bishop and Michael J. Leiber: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Delinquency and Justice System Responses21. Kimberly Kempf-Leonard: The Conundrum of Girls and Juvenile Justice Processing22. Jodi Viljoen, Erika Penner, and Ron Roesch: Competence and Criminal Responsibility in Adolescent Defendants: The Roles of Mental Illness and Adolescent DevelopmentPart VII. Juvenile Court Case Processing: Screening, Detention, and Trial23. Edmund F. McGarrell: Policing Juveniles24. Daniel P. Mears: The Front End of the Juvenile Court: Intake and Informal vs. Formal Processing25. Jeffrey A. Butts, John K. Roman, Jennifer Lynn-Whaley: Varieties of Juvenile Court - Non-specialized Courts, Teen Courts, Drug Courts, Mental Health Courts26. William H. Barton: Detention27. Barry C. Feld: Procedural Rights in Juvenile Courts: Competence and ConsequencesPart VIII. Sanctioning Delinquents28. Gordon Bazemore: Restoration, Shame, and the Future of Restorative Practice in U.S. Juvenile Justice29. Peter W. Greenwood and Susan Turner: Probation and other Non-Institutional Treatment: The Evidence Is In30. Barry Krisberg: Juvenile Corrections: An Overview31. Doris Layton MacKenzie and Rachel Freeland: Examining the Effectiveness of Juvenile Residential ProgramsPart IX. Youth in Criminal Court32. Barry C. Feld and Donna M. Bishop: 33. Edward P. Mulvey and Carol A. Schubert: Youth in Prison and BeyondPart X. Juvenile Justice Policy34. Michael Tonry and Colleen Chambers: Juvenile Justice Cross-nationally Considered35. Donna M. Bishop and Barry C. Feld: Trends in Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice

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"Many volumes of this sort aspire to such balance, but this one succeeds. For those looking for a one-stop approach to the primary debates in this important subfield, this is the place to start shopping." --CHOICE