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Juvenile Delinquency

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY THEORY/PR ACTICE/LAW

Theory, Practice, and Law
Juvenile Delinquency
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2017-02-28
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2018
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
  • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
  • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
  • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
  • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
  • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
  • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
  • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
  • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
  • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
  • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
  • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
  • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
  • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
  • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
  • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
  • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
  • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
  • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
  • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
  • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
  • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
  • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
  • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
  • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
  • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
  • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
  • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
  • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
  • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
  • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
  • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
  • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
  • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
  • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
  • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
  • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
  • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
  • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
  • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
  • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
  • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
  • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
  • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
  • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
  • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
  • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
  • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
  • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
  • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
  • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
  • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
  • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
  • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
  • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
  • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
  • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
  • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
  • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
  • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
  • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
  • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
  • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
  • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
  • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
  • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
  • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
  • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
  • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
  • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
  • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
  • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
  • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
  • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
  • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
  • Product Description
  • Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
    • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
    • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
    • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
    • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
    • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
    • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
    • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
    • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
    • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
    • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
    • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
    • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
    • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
    • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
    • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
    • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
    • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
    • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
  • Features
  • Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
    • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
    • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
    • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
    • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
    • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
    • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
    • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
    • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
    • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
    • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
    • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
    • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
    • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
    • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
    • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
    • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
    • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
    • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
  • About the Author
  • Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
    • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
    • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
    • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
    • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
    • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
    • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
    • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
    • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
    • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
    • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
    • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
    • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
    • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
    • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
    • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
    • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
    • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
    • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
  • Table of Contents
  • Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • Completely updated throughout, this edition includes new or revised discussions of such timely topics as the rapid expansion of foster care in the U.S., cyberbullying, juveniles and social networking sites, DNA collection in juvenile court, the incarceration of status offenders and policy measures to improve their treatment, parental monitoring and delinquency risk reduction, and limited opportunity.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • New or updated topics include restorative justice initiatives that target juvenile offenders, emotional differences between boys and girls, the narrowing of the gender gap in delinquency, sex trafficking victims, the close association between prison gangs and street gangs, newly-emerging types of gang activities and views of gang formation, the link between school success and delinquency, school violence, and school-based delinquency prevention programs.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • The authors discuss current practices in teen drug courts, juveniles' attitudes toward police, the latest research on the effects of medical marijuana laws on juvenile drug use, and new research on training police in procedural justice. They also present the latest developments following the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, including the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the latest findings on what works for police efforts to prevent juvenile crime.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • New content reviews the latest Supreme Court ruling on life without parole for juvenile offenders.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • The new MindTap® for Juvenile Delinquency is an online learning platform offering customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience -- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets -- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level -- MindTap engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Contemporary and thoroughly updated, the book presents examples in every chapter, including the latest research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the increase in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, police/juvenile interaction, and many other topics keep the book on the cutting edge of the discipline.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • Case file assignments ("Youth Stories") in each chapter present a brief, real-life case accompanied by critical thinking questions and activities, enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices -- what works -- is accomplished through "Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment" boxed features. These features discuss such innovative projects as the popular restorative justice initiative "Family Group Conferencing (FGC)" and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • Engaging boxed features provide additional information on topics important to the field. "Focus on Delinquency" covers controversial issues and exciting new research, while "Policy and Practice" discusses major initiatives and programs concerning juvenile justice.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Cyber Delinquency" features highlight contemporary problems faced by today's youth: delinquency and victimization in the cyber age. Chapter 14, for example, discusses policing juveniles in cyberspace.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • "Professional Spotlights" provide students with a look at career opportunities available in the area of delinquency treatment, prevention, and intervention. For example, Chapter 13 spotlights juvenile probation officer Carla Stalnaker.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • Each chapter includes a "Case Profile" that discusses a real-life situation in which an at-risk youth worked his or her way out of delinquency. Critical-thinking boxes tie these real-life stories back to the chapter material.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • "Viewpoint" writing assignments in each chapter present a hypothetical case for your students to analyze and write about after researching issues on the Web with the guidance of the "Doing Research on the Web" feature.
    • Part I: THE CONCEPT OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 1. Childhood and Delinquency.
    • 2. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency.
    • Part II: THEORIES OF DELINQUENCY.
    • 3. Individual Views of Delinquency.
    • 4. Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency.
    • 5. Social Reaction, Social Conflict, and Delinquency.
    • 6. Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory.
    • Part III: SOCIAL, COMMUNITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DELINQUENCY.
    • 7. Gender and Delinquency.
    • 8. The Family and Delinquency.
    • 9. Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups.
    • 10. Schools and Delinquency.
    • 11. Drug Use and Delinquency.
    • 12. Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives.
    • Part IV: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
    • 13. Juvenile Justice: Then and Now.
    • 14. Police Work with Juveniles.
    • 15. Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing.
    • 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization.
    • 17. Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad.
 
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