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Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in American Society
Language: en
Pages: 499
Authors: Randall G. Shelden, Emily I. Troshynski
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-16 - Publisher: Waveland Press

What is delinquency? What are the pathways to offending? What prevention strategies exist? To understand delinquency, we need to overcome stereotypical thinking and implicit biases. This engaging, affordable text explores the impact of gendered, racial, and class attitudes on decisions to arrest, detain, adjudicate, and place youths in the juvenile
Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in American Society
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Randall G. Shelden
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-08 - Publisher: Waveland Press

Extensively revised, the second edition blends theory, research, and applications into a superb overview of the complex issues surrounding juvenile delinquency and societys attempts to address juvenile crime. After providing an excellent historical foundation, Shelden presents the theories essential to understanding crime and delinquency. He then explores the system and
Crime and Criminal Justice in American Society
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Randall G. Shelden, William B. Brown, Karen S. Miller, Randal B. Fritzler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-22 - Publisher: Waveland Press

Today’s headlines vividly illustrate the importance of understanding aspects of the criminal justice system too often ignored. While the second edition of Crime and Criminal Justice in American Society includes the most recent statistics on the police, courts, and corrections, its provocative, current examples also spur critical thinking about justice
Juvenile Delinquency in American Society
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Wendi Johnson, Abu Mboka, James Windell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-31 - Publisher:

Juvenile Delinquency in American Society: Race, Class, and Politics examines juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system as they are influenced by matters of race and ethnicity. Rooted in current research, the book explores how race and racism play a role in which youth are arrested, which are adjudicated delinquents
Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Wendi Johnson, Abu Mboka, James Windell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The new edition of Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice combines cutting-edge research and expanded coverage of girls’ delinquency, including coverage of girls in gangs and the sexual trafficking of girls, to provide students with an accessible, up-to-date, and globally oriented textbook. Including global perspectives and coverage of cutting-edge research, this