Juvenile Delinquency, 10th edition

  • Clemens Bartollas, 
  • Frank Schmalleger, 
  • Michael Turner

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Juvenile Delinquency is a sociological exploration of juvenile delinquency. It explores delinquency: its causes, consequences and treatments. Unified by a theme of prevention, the text analyzes what can be done about delinquent behavior. The authors draw on real-life scenarios, statistics and evidence-based findings to illuminate core influences on delinquency, including gangs, race, gender and socioeconomic status.

The 10th Edition has been substantially updated. It includes new information on delinquency over the life course, as well as the most recent studies and statistics relevant to the study of juvenile justice. Two new chapters analyze policies and recommendations regarding desistance. Throughout the text, new What Would You Do sections challenge you to consider how you might respond to proposed scenarios.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137518647

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Juvenile Delinquency


1. Adolescence and Delinquency
2. Measurement and Nature of Delinquency

3. Individual Causes of Delinquency
4. Social Theories of Delinquency
5. Social Interactionist Theories of Delinquency
6. Delinquency Across the Life Course

7. Gender and Delinquency
8. Families and Delinquency
9. Schools and Delinquency
10. Gangs and Delinquency
11. Drugs and Delinquency
12. Delinquency Prevention

13. Juvenile Justice Process
14. Police and the Juvenile
15. Juvenile Court
16. Juvenile Corrections

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