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Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society

Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society

Fourth Edition

March 2023 | 472 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In the Fourth Edition of Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, authors Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan take a critical approach to juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies, focusing on the issues of race, class, and gender. True stories and real-world examples allow students to gain a critical understanding of juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system, encouraging them to explore how theories of delinquency can be used to create new policies and programs in their own communities.

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Part 1: Understanding Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 1: Thinking About Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society
Chapter 2: The Creation of Delinquency
Chapter 3: Understanding Delinquency
Part 2: Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 4: Micro-Level Theories
Chapter 5: Macro-Level Theories
Chapter 6: Critical Theories
Part 3: The Social Contexts of Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 7: Families in Context
Chapter 8: Schools in Context
Chapter 9: Peers and Gangs in Context
Chapter 10: Drugs in Context
Part 4: Responses to Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 11: Why a Separate Juvenile Justice System?
Chapter 12: Policing and Juveniles
Chapter 13: The Process of the Juvenile Court
Chapter 14: Juvenile Corrections
Chapter 15: Preventative, Rehabilitative, and Restorative Approaches to Delinquency


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