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Handbook of juvenile justice : theory and practice

Author: Barbara Sims; Pamela Preston
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Series: Public administration and public policy, 120.
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Presents an overview of the juvenile justice system and policy implications. This book offers a representation of theoretical, research, policy, and legal related materials associated with the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Sims; Pamela Preston
ISBN: 157444557X 9781574445572
OCLC Number: 64289436
Description: xxxiv, 697 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: History of the treatment of and attitudes toward children / Allan I. Patenaude --
Nineteenth century antecedents to the twentieth century juvenile court / James L. Hague --
The extension of constitutional rights to juveniles / Katherine Bennett --
Theoretical explanations for juvenile delinquency / Barbara Sims --
Delinquent girls / Suman Kakar --
Gender-specific intervention for female delinquents / Kristi Holsinger --
The relationship between childhood maltreatment and delinquency / Marilyn Chandler Ford --
Effective social control measures in school and community programs: implications for policy and practice / Carrie M. Butler and Ted R. Watkins --
The myth of the juvenile superpredator / Karen S. Miller, Gary W. Potter, and Victor E. Kappeler --
The emerging problem of preppie gangs in America / Gordon A. Crews, Johnny R. Purvis, and Mary Hjelm --
Juvenile cybercrime: an exploration of theoretical and legal implications / Edward J. Girard --
Juvenile stalkers: an introduction / Deborah L. Laufersweiler-Dwyer and R. Gregg Dwyer --
Police organizations and problem-solving strategies for juvenile intervention: identifying crucial elements / John D. McCluskey, Timothy S. Bynum, Sean P. Varano, Beth M. Huebner, Justin W. Patchin, and Amanda Burgess-Proctor --
Juvenile curfews: the recent increase of their use / Janice Ahmad and James Ruiz --
Prosecuting juvenile offenders / Leanne Owen --
Issues associated with juvenile waiver / Craig Hemmens and Benjamin Steiner --
Status offenders: early history and contemporary policies and programs / Catherine E. Burton and Sharon K. Tracy --
The disabled juvenile offender / Pamela Preston --
Juvenile sex offenders: an overview / R. Gregg Dwyer and Deborah L. Laufersweiler-Dwyer --
The treatment of adolescent sex offenders / Louis Veneziano and Carol Veneziano --
Utilizing applied behavior analysis with juvenile sexual offenders / Scott LeGrand, Michael Weinberg, and E.K. McIntyre --
The complexities of juvenile justice. and delinquency research in American Indian communities / Lisa Bond-Maupin --
Using culture and social structure to predict gang affiliation among Mexican American adolescent females / Rebecca D. Petersen and David Olveda --
Understanding and treating the substance-addicted juvenile / Ernest L. Cowles and Rebekah J. Lanphierd --
Juvenile diversion programs / Robert L. Marsh and Steven B. Patrick --
Juvenile placement and programming / Kate King and Sarah Settles --
Restorative justice programming / Karan Kell White --
Capital punishment and juveniles / Allan L. Patenaude and Megan Reynolds --
Job satisfaction and organizational commitment among staff of juvenile correctional facilities / Kevin I. Minor, James B. Wells, and Earl Angel --
Increases in school violence: myth or reality? / Lisa Hutchinson Wallace --
The adolescent victim of school violence: social and situational risk factors / Christopher J. Schreck, Thomas Ellsworth, John E. Shutt, and J. Mitchell Miller --
Juvenile justice: answering the question of black disproportionality / Everette B. Penn --
Kids, cops, and school-based drug prevention: the legacy of drug abuse resistance education (DARE) / David Mueller --
Is it time to abolish the juvenile justice system? / Tory J. Caeti and Eric J. Fritsch.
Series Title: Public administration and public policy, 120.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Sims, Pamela Preston.
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