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The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice


The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice


Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Band 2 1. Aufl.

von: Marvin D. Krohn, Jodi Lane

135,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 27.04.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781118513231
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 664

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This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to come Addresses developments in theory, research, and policy, as well as cultural changes and legal shifts Contains summaries of juvenile justice trends from around the world, including the US, the Netherlands, Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and China Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, community-based sanctions and reentry, victimization, and fear of crime
Marvin D. Krohn is Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida. He has a long-standing interest in the etiology of delinquency and drug use, focusing primarily on social psychological and life course approaches. For the past 25 years, he has been Co-Principal Investigator on the Rochester Youth Development Study, a three-generational longitudinal panel study targeting those at high risk for serious crime and delinquency. He is co-author of Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective (2003), which was the American Society of Criminology’s recipient of the 2003 Michael J. Hindelang Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He is also co-author of Researching Theories of Crime and Delinquency (2008) and Delinquent Behavior (1986) and has co-edited four compendiums on crime and delinquency. He was recently named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology. Jodi Lane is Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida. Her research focuses on the impact of the juvenile justice system on both clients and practitioners. She has conducted evaluations of innovative juvenile justice programs, including the South Oxnard Challenge Project in California and the Florida Faith and Community-Based Delinquency Treatment Initiative. She was recently named one of the most prolific lead and sole authors in elite criminology and criminal justice journals (Orrick and Weir, 2011). Her work has appeared in a number of journals, including Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and Criminal Justice and Behavior.
This interdisciplinary handbook offers an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice. The contributors—all leading scholars and practitioners—provide a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to come. They address developments in theory, research, and policy and discuss legal shifts and cultural changes that impact how we think about and handle juvenile delinquency. The handbook’s coverage is broken into seven parts that discuss all the relevant issues, from trends in juvenile justice around the world, to correlates and causes of juvenile delinquency, to current directions in theory and special issues. The chapters also take into account the central issues in the scholarly literature, including social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, and community-based sanctions and reentry. With its finger on the pulse of our current understanding of juvenile delinquency and justice, this is an essential compendium for all those working with the topics.

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