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Juvenile Justice: The Essentials

Juvenile Justice: The Essentials

By: Mario L. Hesse (author), Richard A. Lawrence (author)Paperback

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This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.

About Author

Richard Lawrence is Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He earned a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University, M.A. in Psychology at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX and a B.A. in Psychology at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN. He has published two books on school crime and juvenile justice and is the author of more than forty articles and chapters published in academic journals and books, including Juvenile Justice: A Text/Reader, just published by SAGE. MARIO HESSE is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology with an emphasis in deviance and demography from South Dakota State University; a M.S. in Criminal Justice from St. Cloud State University; and a B.A. in Criminology and Sociology from the University of Minnesota - Duluth. He is one of two professors responsible for the Corrections Minor within the Department of Criminal Justice. He has correctional experience at county and local levels within Minnesota (public and private). He is a contributing member to the Minnesota Juvenile Detention Association (MNJDA). His research and teaching interests include juvenile justice, gangs, corrections, and crime and media, and he is a review-editor for A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society. He has been published in ACJS Today, Criminal Justice Review, and The Journal of Gang Research. He is a regular attendee and presenter at the National Gang Crime Research Center Conference. Additionally, he has attended and presented at other criminal justice related conferences.


PrefaceAbout the Authors1. Defining and Measuring Juvenile Delinquency2. The History of Juvenile Justice3. Causes of Delinquency: Rational Choice and Individual Explanations4. Sociological Explanations of Delinquency5. Correlates and Causes of Delinquency6. Police and Juveniles7. Due Process and Juveniles' Rights8. Juvenile Detention and Court Intake9. Transfer to Criminal Court10. The Juvenile Court Process11. Juvenile Corrections: Institutional and Residential12. Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections13. Restorative Justice14. The Future of Juvenile JusticeReferencesIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412970129
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781412970129
  • ISBN10: 1412970121

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