The first of its kind to integrate theory and real-world application in juvenile delinquency, this extensively researched volume addresses today's most current developments and issues, with probing examinations of the extent, nature and origins of American juvenile delinquency; the factors in contemporary life that generate or influence delinquency; and the juvenile justice process and methods for controlling, treating and preventing delinquency. The authors examine, define and explain delinquency, the effects of the social ...

Juvenile Delinquency 2003, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780130336736

5th Revised edition