Juvenile Justice In America, 9th edition

  • Clemens Bartollas, 
  • Matthew Makarios

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Juvenile Justice in America gives you an in-depth look at juvenile justice, from multiple viewpoints. It looks at the lives of juveniles and their experiences in society. Balancing theory, evidence and practice, Bartollas and Makarios examine the policies and problems of US juvenile justice. They offer the fullest coverage of the history, data, legal issues, evidence-based programs and best practices of juvenile justice today.

The 9th Edition adds several new sections highlighting recent issues shaping juvenile justice policy, interventions and programming. All statistics have been updated and new boxes added to illustrate transformative challenges, from the COVID-19 pandemic to school victimization.

Published by Pearson (July 25th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137911257

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Juvenile Justice


  1. Juvenile Justice
  2. The Extent and Nature of Juvenile Crime
  3. Causes of Juvenile Crime
  4. Gender and Juvenile Justice
  5. The Prevention of Delinquency
  6. The Police
  7. The Juvenile Court
  8. Juveniles in Adult Court
  9. Community Corrections
  10. Juvenile Institutionalization
  11. Juvenile Aftercare
  12. Treatment Technologies
  13. Juvenile Gangs
  14. Drugs and Delinquency
  15. Juvenile Justice in the Twenty-First Century

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