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Juvenile justice : an introduction

Author: John T Whitehead; Steven P Lab
Publisher: Amsterdam : Anderson Publishing, a member of the Lexis Nexis Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a student-friendly analysis of various aspects of the juvenile justice system. This book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the issues related to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Whitehead; Steven P Lab
ISBN: 9781455778928 1455778923
OCLC Number: 846518425
Description: xi, 484 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The definition and extent of delinquency --
The history of juvenile justice --
Explaining delinquency : biological and psychological approaches --
Sociological explanations of delinquency --
Gang delinquency --
Drugs and delinquency --
Policing and juveniles --
The juvenile court process --
Due process and juveniles --
Institutional/residential interventions --
Juvenile probation and community corrections --
Restorative justice --
The victimization of juveniles --
Future directions in juvenile justice.
Responsibility: John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab.
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