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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264299818.jpeg 6 2023 9781264299812 Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices is a student-friendly introduction to the U.S. juvenile justice system that includes practical, real-world information on issues of juvenile justice. The text presents the juvenile justice system as a social institution, focusing on its programs, policies, and practices, as well as possible careers in juvenile justice. The 6th edition discusses the impact of COVID-19 on juvenile crime, victimization, and adjudication; looks at the overall decline in juvenile crime rates over the last decade; and presents new material on Trauma-Informed Care. The Myth vs. Fact continues to debunk myths and common misconceptions about the juvenile justice system. And the Self-Checks provided throughout the book provide review questions meant to help students check their comprehension of concepts and reflect on what they read.
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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices
Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices

Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Practices, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1264299818 | ISBN13: 9781264299812
By Robert W Taylor and Eric Fritsch
© 2023

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Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs and Practices is a student-friendly introduction to the U.S. juvenile justice system that includes practical, real-world information on issues of juvenile justice. The text presents the juvenile justice system as a social institution, focusing on its programs, policies, and practices, as well as possible careers in juvenile justice. The 6th edition discusses the impact of COVID-19 on juvenile crime, victimization, and adjudication; looks at the overall decline in juvenile crime rates over the last decade; and presents new material on Trauma-Informed Care. The Myth vs. Fact continues to debunk myths and common misconceptions about the juvenile justice system. And the Self-Checks provided throughout the book provide review questions meant to help students check their comprehension of concepts and reflect on what they read.

PART ONE JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY IN THE UNITED STATES
CHAPTER 1 THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 2 HISTORY OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 3 JUVENILE CRIME, CRIMINALS, AND VICTIMS

PART TWO THEORIES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
CHAPTER 4 CHOICE, DETERRENCE, BIOLOGICAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES
CHAPTER 5 SOCIAL STRUCTURE, SOCIAL PROCESS, AND SOCIAL REACTION THEORIES
CHAPTER 6 DELINQUENCY PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION 

PART THREE POLICING JUVENILES, THE LAW, AND THE COURTS
CHAPTER 7 POLICE AND JUVENILES 
CHAPTER 8 JUVENILE LAW AND PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 9 THE JUVENILE COURT
CHAPTER 10 JUVENILES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 

PART 4 JUVENILE CORRECTIONS
CHAPTER 11 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS FOR JUVENILES 
CHAPTER 12 INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS FOR JUVENILES

PART FIVE ISSUES IN JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
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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