Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency.
By: Benekos, Peter J.
Contributor(s): Merlo, Alida V.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 2.Description: 1 online resource (364 p.).ISBN: 9781317523789.Subject(s): Juvenile delinquency -- United States | Juvenile delinquency | Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States | Juvenile justice, Administration ofGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Controversies in Juvenile Justice and DelinquencyOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Chapter 1 Reflections on Youth and Juvenile Justice; Chapter 2 What Causes Delinquency? Classical and Sociological Theories of Crime; Chapter 3 Delinquency Theory: Examining Delinquency and Aggression through a Biopsychosocial Approach; Chapter 4 Youth, Drugs, and Delinquency; Chapter 5 Violence and Schools: The Problem, Prevention, and Policies; Chapter 6 A World of Risk: Victimized Children in the Juvenile Justice System - An Ecological Explanation, a Holistic Solution
Chapter 7 Prosecuting Juvenile Offenders in Criminal CourtChapter 8 Youth Behind Bars: Doing Justice or Doing Harm?; Chapter 9 Race, Delinquency, and Discrimination: Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System; Chapter 10 In Trouble and Ignored: Female Delinquents in America; Chapter 11 Sentenced to Die: Controversy and Change in the Ultimate Sanction for Juvenile Offenders; Chapter 12 Comparative Juvenile Justice Policy: Lessons from Other Countries; Contributors' Biographical Information; Index
After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and delinquency. A final chapter provides a comparative analysis.
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