The Juvenile Justice System

The Juvenile Justice System : Delinquency, Processing, and the Law

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A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System, 7e, follows a true-to-life focus, capturing the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system through personality highlights, career snapshots, and personal accounts. The text provides a thorough examination of the juvenile justice system through easy-to-understand descriptions and discussions of policy, practice, and procedure in juvenile justice. It covers the entire process from arrest, intake, and adjudicatory hearings, to dispositions, and aftercare. This includes up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of historical, applied, theoretical, and legal information about the juvenile justice system and juvenile delinquency.
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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 203.2 x 256.54 x 25.4mm | 1,088.62g
  • Pearson
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0132764466
  • 9780132764469

Table of contents

Chapter 1 An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States

Chapter 2 The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court

Chapter 3 Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs

Chapter 4 The Legal Rights of Juveniles

Chapter 5 Juveniles and the Police

Chapter 6 Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing

Chapter 7 Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice

Chapter 8 Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives

Chapter 9 The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives

Chapter 10 Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 11 Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections

Chapter 12 Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Aftercare
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