Handbook of Juvenile Justice: Theory and Practice 1st Edition

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Authors Barbara Sims, Pamela Preston
Year 2006
Pages 732
Publisher Routledge
Language en
ISBN 9781574445572
File Size 8.07 MB
File Format PDF
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Resulting from lengthy analysis by the editors about what are identified as the most pressing issues in the field, this volume contains contributions from recognized experts, many of whom are published with the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. These authors deliver a balanced representation of theoretical, research, policy, and legal materials associated with the juvenile justice system. The book presents both historical and modern accounts of critical issues, and includes a policy approach to issues of delinquency, status offense, treatment, punishment, special populations, and early intervention programs. This text is ideal as a resource for professionals studying juvenile justice and its impact on public policy.