Chasing Shadows : Confronting Juvenile Violence in America
For courses in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, and other types of juvenile courses in criminal justice programs.This current, practical, fact-based text -for supplemental or primary use - deals with many different aspects of the issues involved in the study of juvenile violence and delinquency. It confronts the research, philosophies, and practice of the country's juvenile justice system, and offers students new ideas and different perspectives in which to view the current situation of juvenile-related violence in America.
- Paperback | 186 pages
- 175.26 x 231.14 x 7.62mm | 317.51g
- 27 Jul 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
1. From Dennis the Menace to Bart Simpson: An Overview of Juvenile Violence in America. 2. From South Central to Next Door: Gang and Group Violence. 3. From Gum Chewing to Gun Toting: School Violence. 4. From Trick or Treat to Sacrifice or Suicide: Satanic and Occult Violence. 5. From Lack of Discipline to Lack of Conscience: Theories of Juvenile Violence. 6. From Family, Church, and School to Police, Courts, and Corrections: Possible Solutions. 7. Dusk Before the Dawn or Thunder Before the Storm? A Look at the Future. Index.