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 authors incorporate contributions from sociologists, psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and other specialists, who have sought to understand, explain, control, and prevent juvenile delinquency.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:Understand the causes of juvenile delinquency in both the US and other countries. Use theoretical ideas to explain the cause of juvenile delinquency. Discuss preventive measures to juvenile delinquency. Analyze various studies on juvenile delinquency and apply theories to real-life situations.
0205246532 / 9780205246533 Juvenile Delinquency
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 231 x 178 x 28 mm
Edition: 9th edition
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