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Juvenile Delinquency

A Sociological Approach
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ISBN-13:
9781442265011
Seiten:
472
Autor:
William E. Thompson
eBook Typ:
PDF
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions.

Taking a sociological approach, this text discusses delinquency as it relates to and emerges from the youth's family, neighborhood, school, peer group, social class, and overall cultural and social environment. The author incorporates contributions from sociologists, psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and other specialists who have sought to understand, explain, control, and prevent juvenile delinquency.
This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions.

Taking a sociological approach,
Juvenile Delinquency, Tenth Edition, discusses delinquency as it relates to and emerges from the youth's family, neighborhood, school, peer group, social class, and overall cultural and social environment. The author incorporates contributions from sociologists, psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and other specialists who have sought to understand, explain, control, and prevent juvenile delinquency.

New to this edition:
• All data on delinquents and delinquency derived from
FBI Uniform Crime Reports and Juvenile Court Statistics have been updated.
• Reports and analyses of contemporary school shootings and other violent youth behavior provide theoretical explanations of cause and suggest preventative measures. The etiology of this phenomenon will be expanded.
• The coverage of contemporary integrative theories of juvenile delinquency, including contributions from rational choice, deterrence, and feminist theory, have been expanded.

This book is accompanied by a learning package designed to enhance the experience of both instructors and students.

Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank. For each chapter in the text, this valuable resource provides a chapter summary, student learning objectives, lecture outlines, and recommended classroom exercises. The Test Bank includes multiple choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions. The Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank are available to adopters for download on the text’s catalog page at rowman.com.

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Brief Table of Contents




Part I: Conformity, Deviance, and Juvenile Delinquency
1: A Sociological Approach to Juvenile Delinquency
2: Dimensions of Juvenile Delinquency




Part II: Causes of Juvenile Delinquency
3: Classical, Biological, and Psychogenic Explanations of Juvenile Delinquency
4: Sociological Explanations of Juvenile Delinquency: Social Strain and Cultural Transmission Theories
5: Sociological Explanations of Juvenile Delinquency: Social Learning and Social Control Theories
6: Sociological Explanations of Juvenile Delinquency: Labeling and Radical/Conflict Theories
7: Sociological Explanations of Juvenile Delinquency: Maturation/Life-Course, Rational Choice/Deterrence and Feminist Theories



Part III: Juvenile Delinquency in a Social Context
8: Family and Juvenile Delinquency
9: Schools and Delinquency
10: Youth Subcultures and Delinquency
11: Juvenile Gangs and Delinquency




Part IV: Applied Theory: Social Control and the Juvenile Justice System
12: Juveniles and the Police
13: Juvenile Courts
14: Juvenile Corrections




Part V: Applied Theory: Strategies for Dealing with Juvenile Delinquency
15: Treatment and Prevention Strategies



16: Rethinking the Delinquency Problem