Published January 13, 1997
by Prentice Hall .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||260|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. The Nature of Delinquency. 2. Finding Out About Delinquency. 1 The Study of Juvenile Delinquency 1 Understanding juvenile delinquency Developing and evaluating theories of delinquency Purposes of delinquency research After completing this chapter, students should be able to: Understand the approach and structure of this book. Describe the key components of theory. Describe the relationship between theory and Size: KB. Juvenile Justice: Process and Systems is an ideal textbook for those who wish to explore the theory and practice of providing justice to juveniles. Author Gus Martin introduces readers to juvenile justice in the contemporary era, while providing a contextual grounding in the historical origins of modern process and systems. This book is a review of institutions, procedures, and theories that 3/5(1). Understanding DELINQUENCY Important Definitions Child/ Juvenile/ Youth: A person who has been alleged to have violated the law before reaching 18 years of age. Delinquent Act: A violation of any law of Florida which is a misdemeanor or a felony which would be punishable if the violation.
Read this book on Questia. Towards an Understanding of Juvenile Delinquency by Bernard Lander, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Towards an Understanding of Juvenile Delinquency (). The researchers hoped to uncover the causes of juvenile delinquency by assessing the psycho-logical temperaments of offenders brought before the juvenile court. They hoped that by understanding the psychological basis of what causes delinquency, they would have sugges-tions for prevention Size: 1MB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Steiner, Lee Rabinowitz, Understanding juvenile delinquency. Philadelphia: Chilton Co., Book Division, © Understanding Juvenile Justice and Delinquency provides a concise overview of the most compelling issues in juvenile delinquency today. It covers not only the range of offenses but also the offenders themselves as well as those impacted by crime and delinquency. All of the chapters contain up-to-date research, laws, and data that accurately frame discussions on youth violence, detention, and.
Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society presents a fresh, critical examination of juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies— addressing many social factors that shape juvenile delinquency and its control, including race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality. Authors Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan use true stories and contemporary examples to link. The Second Edition of Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework aims to inform students about the latest research and the most promising and effective programs and provides a wealth of information for understanding, preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency. Key Features. Examines the history of current juvenile justice system policies and practices. Juvenile Delinquency presents an integrated theoretical perspective on antisocial behavior. The authors integrate recent empirical and conceptual advances in evolutionary psychology, behavioral genetics, and developmental psychology—three fields of inquiry that have experienced great successes in explaining human behavior in general and antisocial behavior in : The Juvenile Delinquency System is a complicated web of people, agencies, and laws. This pamphlet was written especially for young people in the system, to help them better understand what is going on. It is important to understand what is happening at every File Size: KB.