Juvenile justice today (1st ed )

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Offering concise, self-contained chapters, Juvenile Justice Today, 1e explores the history of juvenile justice, the juvenile justice system, and special populations. Video profiles accompany each chapter and give a dramatic picture of juveniles in the system, along with the police, judges and personnel that work with them. The mycrimekit website supports the text and includes an e-book, practice quizzes, essay questions and online activities. Throughout the text, real-world examples and research and evaluations summaries help students understand the juvenile justice system, processes and people within it.

PART I: HISTORY OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND OFFENDING

1. History of Juvenile Justice

2. Juvenile Statistics: Measurement and Analysis

3. Dealing with Delinquency Theories, Issues, and Practice

PART II: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

4. The Juvenile Justice Process

5. Juveniles and the Police: Where the System Starts

6. Juvenile Assessment and Classification

7. Legal Rights of Juveniles

8. Juvenile Probation and Diversion

9. Juvenile Institutions: The Success of Failure

10. Juvenile Parole

PART III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS: JUVENILE VICTIMS AND JUVENILE GANGS

11. Juvenile Victimization

12. Juvenile Gangs