Juvenile Delinquency: The Core

Juvenile Delinquency: The Core

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Succinct but thoroughly cutting edge, Siegel and Welsha€™s JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 4e presents theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, student-friendly paperback. This brief text is acclaimed for its authority and balance as well as the authorsa€™ ability to completely engage students in the juvenile delinquency course. In under 500 pages, Siegel and Welsh help students understand the nature of delinquency, its causes and correlates, and current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. The authors review recent legal cases, research studies, and policy initiatives. A new boxed feature emphasizes success stories in intervention, while new career profiles give students invaluable insight into potential career paths--from those who live them every day. Completely current, the Fourth Edition includes enhanced and expanded coverage of emerging policies and programs, juvenile hate crime, social reaction and labeling theories, learning problems and delinquency, gangs, drugs, and capital punishment for juveniles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... National Gang Threat Assessment, 2009, www.fbi.gov/publications/ ngta2009. pdf (accessed December 23, 2009). 74. Ibid. 75. The following description of ethnic gangs leans heavily on the material developed in National School Safety Center, ... For a review, see Lawrence Trostle, The Stoners: Drugs, Demons and Delinquency (New York: Garland, 1992). 86. ... Uberto Gatti, Richard Tremblay, Frank Vitaro, and Pierre McDuff, a€œYouth Gangs, Delinquency and Drug Use: A Test of theanbsp;...

Title:Juvenile Delinquency: The Core
Author:Larry Siegel, Brandon Welsh
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-05-14


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