Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice : Policies, Programmes and Services

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 158.75 x 230 x 19.05mm | 520g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534110525
  • 9780534110529

Table of contents

Part I: Overview. An introduction and overview of juvenile justice - Albert R Roberts; Part II: Historical Background. - Albert R Roberts; Historical background of treating juveniles in institution and open settings. Community strategies with juvenile offenders. The emergence of the juvenile court and probation services. The emergence and prolieration of juvenile diversion programs. Part III: Contemporary approaches. Police work and juveniles - Roslyn Muraskin; The juvenile court landscape - Ted Rubin; Pre-adjudicatory detention - Charles E Frazier; Juvenile diversion - Arnold Bindes; Wilderness experiences, camps and outdoor programs - Albert R Roberts; Family treatment approaches - Albert R Roberts; Social work advocacy in juvenile justice - Robert B Coates; Part IV: Epilogue. The future of corrections in juvenile justice: A case for avoiding polarities - Robert B Coates; Appendices. Index.
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