Brief. Affordable. Visual.
Juvenile Delinquency provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. The emphasis is on delinquency across the life course. By focusing on the core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorization by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field. The new edition features new, updated, or expanded information on the juvenile justice system, treatment, the role of gender in delinquency, and the critical nature of cyberbullying and school discipline.
Preface Chapter 1. Adolescence and Delinquency Chapter 2. Measurement and Nature of Delinquency Chapter 3. Individual Causes of Delinquency Chapter 4. Social Structural and Social Process Theories of Delinquency Chapter 5. Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency Chapter 6. Gender and Delinquency Chapter 7. Families and Delinquency Chapter 8. Schools and Delinquency Chapter 9. Gangs and Delinquency Chapter 10. Drugs and Delinquency Chapter 11. An Overview of Juvenile Justice in America Chapter 12. Police and the Juvenile Chapter 13. Juvenile Court Chapter 14. Juvenile Corrections Glossary References Name Index Subject Index