Dr. Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh
Wadsworth Publishing; 12th edition
Unrivaled in its present coverage of topics; the best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY; PRACTICE; AND LAW (12th edition) offers you with timely coverage of theory; policy; and the most recent research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors’ engaging writing fashion; this PDF eBook will assist you to understand the nature of delinquency and its causes; as well as current strategies being used to control or eradicate its occurrence. You will study emerging types of gang activities; DNA evidence in juvenile courtroom; school-based delinquency prevention; and plenty of others timely issues.
Features & Benefits
- Modern and thoroughly up to date; the eTextBook presents examples in every chapter; including the most recent research; tendencies; and up-to-date reviews of recent legal cases and policy initiatives. Discussions of high-profile current issues such as bullying; developments in juvenile sentencing law; the rise in violent crimes committed by female juveniles; police/juvenile interaction; and plenty of other topics keep the ebook on the cutting edge of the discipline.
- Case file assignments (“Youth Stories”) in each chapter present a short; real-life case accompanied by essential thinking questions and activities; enhancing the relevancy of the text material and better preparing college students for the sorts of challenges they could face if they pursue a profession in the criminal justice system.
- An emphasis on evidence-based policies and practices — what works — is accomplished by way of “Evidence-Based Practice: Prevention/Intervention/Treatment” boxed features. These features focus on such modern initiatives as the popular restorative justice initiative “Family Group Conferencing (FGC)” and the groundbreaking Homeboy Industries.
- Engaging boxed features present additional info on topics essential to the field. “Focus on Delinquency” covers controversial issues and exciting new analysis; while “Policy and Practice” discusses major initiatives and programs regarding juvenile justice.
NOTE: THIS IS A BLACK AND WHITE SCANNED COPY