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Juvenile justice : a guide to theory, policy, and practice

Author: Steven M Cox; et al
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Explores the interrelationships among theory, policy, and practice to provide a comprehensive understanding of both the historical foundations and the practical world of juvenile justice. This book  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Cox; et al
ISBN: 9781412951333 141295133X
OCLC Number: 136779789
Description: xvi, 417 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Juvenile Justice in Historical Perspective --
Ch. 2. Defining and Measuring Offenses by and Against Juveniles --
Ch. 3. Characteristics of Juvenile Offenders --
Ch. 4. Theories of Causation --
Ch. 5. Purpose and Scope of Juvenile Court Acts --
Ch. 6. Juvenile Justice Procedures --
Ch. 7. Juveniles and the Police --
Ch. 8. Key Figures in Juvenile Court Proceedings --
Ch. 9. Prevention and Diversion Programs --
Ch. 10. Dispositional Alternatives --
Ch. 11. Child Abuse and Neglect --
Ch. 12. Violent Juveniles and Gangs --
Ch. 13. Future of Juvenile Justice.
Responsibility: Steven M. Cox ... [et al.].
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