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ISBN-10 0135078636ISBN-13 9780135078631
ISBN-10 0-13-505261-0ISBN-13 978-0-13-505261-7
Author(s): Clemens Bartollas; Frank Schmalleger
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 504

For juvenile justice/juvenile delinquency courses in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Sociology departments.

Unique in approach, this book gives students an intimate look at the fascinating and sometimes tragic world of the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system. Its comprehensive approach progresses from the history of juvenile justice to the types of delinquency, to the causes of offending, to juvenile courts, corrections, probation and community-based programming. Fully revised, this edition includes a new chapter on juvenile aftercare and sections on youth development and treatment. Voices in the system are heard via a unique collection of first-person accounts that capture the personal, psychological and thinking processes that characterize juvenile misbehavior.

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