Juvenile Crime and Justice

Juvenile Crime and Justice

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The authors of the 20 chapters in Juvenile Crime and Justice address various hotly debated topics along three loosely connected themes: prevention, prosecution, and corrections. Each author presents arguments both in favor of and opposed to various treatments, programs, and punishments, examining issues such as youth curfews, juveniles in adult courts, legal representation for juveniles, juvenile boot camps, group homes, out-of-home placement, and more. The chapters included cover the leading arguments pertaining to key topics in this field and point out where more research needs to be donea€“which, at present, includes many of the most controversial issues in juvenile justice policy. The Series The five brief, issues-based books in SAGE Reference's Key Issues in Crime a Punishment Series offer examinations of controversial programs, practices, problems or issues from varied perspectives. Volumes correspond to the five central subfields in the Criminal Justice curriculum: Crime a Criminal Behavior, Policing, The Courts, Corrections, and Juvenile Justice. Each volume consists of approximately 20 chapters offering succinct pro/con examinations, and Recommended Readings conclude each chapter, highlighting different approaches to or perspectives on the issue at hand. As a set, these volumes provide perfect reference support for students writing position papers in undergraduate courses spanning the Criminal Justice curriculum. Each title is approximately 350 pages in length.In Deviant Peer Influences in Programs for Youth: Problems and Solutions, edited by K. Dodge, T. Dishion, and K. Landsford. New York: Guilford Press ... American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, v.61 (1991). Zinn, A., J. ... Juvenile Detention Facilities Courtney A. Waid North Dakota State University 102 Juvenile Crime and Justice.

Title:Juvenile Crime and Justice
Author:William J. Chambliss
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2011-05-03


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