Dr. Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh
Wadsworth Publishing; 12th edition
The 12th edition of the best-selling text JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely treatment of theory as well as policy and the most recent research findings. This covering of themes is unrivaled in its current coverage of issues. This PDF eBook will help you comprehend the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current measures that are being tried to control or eradicate its occurrence. It has been praised for its balanced approach and for the writers’ engaging writing style. If you download it, you will get it. You will look into topics such as new forms of gang activity, the use of DNA evidence in juvenile courtrooms, the prevention of delinquency in schools, and a whole host of other contemporary concerns.
Features & Benefits
The eTextbook is contemporary and completely up to date; it provides examples in each chapter, including the most recent research, trends, and up-to-date reviews of recent legal decisions and policy efforts. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying, developments in juvenile sentencing law, the rise in violent crimes committed by female juveniles, the rise in violent crime committed by male juveniles, the interaction between police and juveniles, and plenty of other topics keep the ebook on the cutting edge of the field.
Case file assignments, also known as “Youth Stories,” are included in each chapter. These case file assignments present a brief, real-life case that is accompanied by essential thinking questions and activities. These case file assignments enhance the relevancy of the text material and better prepare college students for the types of challenges they may face if they pursue a career in the criminal justice system.
Boxed features titled “Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment” are used to put more of an emphasis on policies and activities that are supported by evidence, sometimes known as “what works.” These articles focus on contemporary initiatives such as the widely used restorative justice program known as “Family Group Conferencing (FGC)” and the innovative organization known as Homeboy Industries.
Boxed elements that are both engaging and provide extra information on subjects that are crucial to the field. While “Focus on Delinquency” explores contentious topics and provocative new analyses, “Policy and Practice” focuses on the most important policies and programs pertaining to juvenile justice.
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