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Juvenile Delinquency | 2nd Edition

Historical, Theoretical, and Societal Reactions to Youth

ISBN-10: 013237272X
ISBN-13: 9780132372725
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Product Description: Preface. I. HISTORY OF LEGAL AND SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. 1. The Child-Saving Movement and the Origins of the Juvenile Justice System, Anthony Platt. 2. Attitudes and Policies Toward Juvenile Delinquency in the United States: A Historiographical Review, Robert M. Mennel. 3. The Crime of Precocious Sexuality: Female Delinquency in the Progressive Era, Steven Schlossman and Stephanie Wallach. 4. History Overtakes the Juvenile Justice System, Theodore N. Ferdinand. II. THEORIES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. 5. Social Structure, and Anomie, Robert K. Morton. 6. Social Learning and Deviant Behavior: A Specific Test of a General Theory, Ronald L. Akers, Marvin D. Krohn, Lonn Lonza-Kaduce, and Marcia Radosevich. 7. A Control Theory of Delinquency, Travis Hirschi. 8. Techniques of Neutralization: A Theory of Delinquency, Graham M. Sykes and David Matza. 9. Social Change and Crime Rate Trends: A Routine Activities Approach, Lawrence E. Cohen and Marcus Felson. 10. Poverty, Income Inequality, and Community Crime Rates, E. Britt Patterson. 11. Towards An Interactional Theory of Delinquency, Terence P. Thornberry. 12. Girls, Crime and Woman's Place: Toward A Feminist Model of Female Delinquency, Meda Chesney-Lind. 13. Foundations for a General Theory of Crime and Delinquency, Robert Agnew. III. THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. 14. At the Roots of Violence: The Progressive Decline and Desolution of the Family, George B. Palermo and Douglas Simpson. 15. Delinquency and the Age Structure of Society, David F. Greenburg. 16. School Bonding, Race, and Delinquency, Stephen A. Cernkovich and Peggy Giordano. 17. The Neophyte Female Delinquent: A Review of the Literature, George Calhoun, Janelle Jurgens, and Fengling Chen. 18. Recent Gang Research: Program and Policy Implications, James Howell. 19. Players and Ho's, Terry Williams and William Kornblum. 20. The Saints and the Roughnecks, William J. Chambliss. IV. INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. 21. The Gault Decision: Due Process and the Juvenile Courts, Alan Neigher. 22. A Comparative Analysis of Organizational Structure and Inmate Subcultures in Institutions for Juvenile Offenders, Barry C. Feld. 23. Juvenile Diversion: A Look at the Record, Kenneth Polk. 24. Juvenile Parole Policy in the United States: Determinate versus Indeterminate Models, Jose B. Ashford and Craig Winston LeCroy. 25. Females Under the Law: ldquo;Protectedrdquo; But Unequal, Gail Armstrong. 26. Restitution and Recidivism Rates of Juvenile Offenders: Results from Fou

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