Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259920593.jpeg 5 2020 9781259920592 Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices provides a student-friendly introduction to the juvenile justice system in the United States. This text reviews recent changes to the law and the juvenile justice system and includes an expanded discussion of the most pressing issues in juvenile justice today. Full of practical, real-world information, this book "sets the record straight" on issues of juvenile justice, clarifying common misinformation and misperceptions. Students will learn about the juvenile justice system as a social institution; its programs, policies, and practices; and possible careers in juvenile justice.
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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices, 5th Edition

ISBN10: 1259920593 | ISBN13: 9781259920592
By Robert W Taylor, Eric Fritsch

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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices provides a student-friendly introduction to the juvenile justice system in the United States. This text reviews recent changes to the law and the juvenile justice system and includes an expanded discussion of the most pressing issues in juvenile justice today. Full of practical, real-world information, this book "sets the record straight" on issues of juvenile justice, clarifying common misinformation and misperceptions. Students will learn about the juvenile justice system as a social institution; its programs, policies, and practices; and possible careers in juvenile justice.

Policies, Programs, and Practices, 5e

CHAPTER 1: The Juvenile Justice System  
CHAPTER 2: History of the Juvenile Justice System
CHAPTER 3: Juvenile Crime, Criminals, and Victims  
CHAPTER 4: Choice, Deterrence, Biological, and Psychological Theories  
CHAPTER 5: Social Structure, Social Process, and Social Reaction Theories  
CHAPTER 6: Delinquency Prevention and Intervention   
CHAPTER 7: Police and Juveniles 
CHAPTER 8: Juvenile Law and Procedure  
CHAPTER 9: The Juvenile Court  
CHAPTER 10: Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System 
CHAPTER 11: Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles 
CHAPTER 12: Institutional Corrections for Juveniles  
CHAPTER 13: Gangs and Delinquency   
CHAPTER 14: Special Populations   
CHAPTER 15: Future Directions in Juvenile Justice  


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About the Author

Robert W Taylor

Robert W. Taylor holds a Ph.D. in urban studies from Portland State University. He is professor and director, Justice Administration and Leadership Program, Department of Criminology at the University of Texas–Dallas. He was founding director of the Caruth Police Institute. He served as a sworn police officer and major crimes detective in Portland, OR, and as consultant to various U.S. and international criminal justice agencies. He has authored or coauthored more than 150 articles, books, and manuscripts on police administration, contemporary police problems, international and domestic terrorism, human and drug trafficking, computer fraud, and criminal justice policy. Dr. Taylor received the University of North Texas Regent’s Lecture Award (2003) for his work in the Middle East, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences presented Dr. Taylor with the O.W. Wilson Award (2008) for his contribution to police education, research, and practice.

Eric Fritsch

Eric J. Fritsch is professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He has authored and coauthored several books, journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports. Many of his publications focus on juvenile justice, in particular juvenile violence. He is the founding editor of Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal. His areas of interest include juvenile justice and delinquency, gangs, criminological theory, law enforcement, criminal procedure, research methods, and organizational assessment. Prior to attending graduate school, he was a police officer and a substance abuse counselor.

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