Juvenile delinquency /

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Author / Creator:Bartollas, Clemens
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:New York : Macmillan, c1990.
Description:xxiii, 568 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Juvenile delinquency -- United States
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States
Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention
Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Juvenile delinquency.
Juvenile delinquency -- Prevention.
Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation.
Juvenile justice, Administration of.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1020219
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ISBN:0023064471
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
committed to retain 20170930 20421213 HathiTrust
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • The Themes Used to Examine the Study of Delinquency
  • How Promising Partnerships Between the School and the Justice System Have Changed
  • The Most Promising Intervention Strategies in the School Setting
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 10. Gangs and Delinquency
  • How Peer Groups and Gangs are Related
  • How Gangs Have Evolved in the United States
  • Summary
  • The Nature and Extent of Gang Activity
  • The Theories of Gang Formation
  • How Communities Can Prevent and Control Youth Gangs
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 11. Drugs and Delinquency
  • How Social Attitudes Are Related to Drug Use
  • Key Terms
  • The Prevalence and Incidence of Drug Use Among Adolescents
  • The Main Types of Drugs
  • The Relationship Between Drug Use and Delinquency
  • Is There a Correlation Between Chronic Offending and Drug Use?
  • Some of the Theoretical Explanations for the Onset of Drug Use
  • How Drug Use Can Be Prevented and Treated
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Notes
  • Part 4. Preventing Juvenile Crime
  • Chapter 12. Prevention, Diversion, and Treatment
  • Delinquency Prevention
  • How Diversion Works
  • The Treatment Debate
  • The Most Frequently Used Treatment Modalities
  • What Works for Whom and in What Context
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Web Destinations
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Part 5. Social Control of Delinquency
  • Chapter 13. An Overview of the Juvenile Justice Process
  • How the Structures and Functions of the Juvenile Justice System Work
  • The Relationship Between Treatment and Punishment in the Juvenile Justice System
  • How the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 Has Affected Juvenile Corrections
  • Do Graduated Sanctions Represent A New Day in Juvenile Justice?
  • Trends for the Twenty-First Century
  • Notes
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 14. The Police and the Juvenile
  • The History of Police-Juvenile Relations
  • Juveniles' Attitudes Toward the Police
  • How Juvenile Offenders Are Processed
  • The Legal Rights of Juveniles
  • Chapter 2. The Measurement and Nature of Delinquency
  • How does the Prevention and Deterrence of Juvenile Offenders Take Place?
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 15. The Juvenile Court
  • How the Juvenile Court Originated
  • How the Norms of the Juvenile Court have Changed
  • The Role Expectations of Juvenile Court Actors
  • The Contributions Made by Uniform Crime Reports to the Understanding of Delinquency
  • Pretrial Procedures
  • What Happens During A Juvenile Trial?
  • The Juvenile Sentencing Structures
  • The Death Penalty for Juveniles
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 16. Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community-Based Treatment, and Institutionalization
  • Juvenile Court Statistics
  • Development of Community-Based and Institutional Corrections in the United States
  • Probation
  • The Roles Residential and Day Treatment Programs Play
  • Types of Institutional Placement for Juveniles
  • The Quality of Residential Life in Training Schools
  • The Rights of Confined Juveniles
  • How Juvenile Aftercare Works
  • Summary
  • The Contributions Made by Cohort Studies
  • Preface
  • How Self-Report and Official Statistics Compare
  • The Contributions Made by Victimization Surveys
  • The Most Important Social Factors Related to Delinquency
  • The Dimensions of Delinquent Behavior
  • Delinquency Through the Life Course
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Part 1. The Nature and Extent of Delinquency
  • Part 2. The Causes of Delinquency
  • Chapter 3. Theories of Individual Causes of Delinquency
  • The Contribution of the Classical School to the Understanding of Delinquency
  • The Insights Positivism Offers to the Understanding of Delinquency
  • Contemporary Approaches to the Rationality of Crime
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 1. Adolescence and Delinquency
  • Chapter 4. Theories of Social Structural Causes of Delinquency
  • Social Disorganization Theory
  • How Cultural Deviance Theory is Related to Delinquency
  • How Strain Affects Delinquent Behavior
  • The Relationship Between Social Stratification and Delinquency
  • Structural Explanations of Delinquency Across the Life Course
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • How the Treatment of Adolescents Has Changed in the United States
  • Notes
  • Chapter 5. Social Process Theories of Delinquency
  • Differential Association Theory
  • How Drift Theory is Related to Delinquency
  • The Relationship Between Social Control and Delinquent Behavior
  • How Integrated Theory Explains Delinquency
  • Social Process and Delinquency Across the Course
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Youth at Risk Today
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 6. Social Reaction Theories of Delinquency
  • How Labeling Theory Explains Delinquency
  • The Contributions of Symbolic Interactionist Theory to the Understanding of Delinquency
  • How Conflict Theory Explains Crime and Delinquency
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • How the Juvenile Court Codes Affect the Definitions of Delinquent Behavior
  • Notes
  • Part 3. Environmental Influences on Delinquency
  • Chapter 7. Gender and Delinquency
  • How is Gender Important in an Understanding of Delinquency?
  • Explanations of Female Delinquency
  • How Feminist Theories Can be Applied to an Understanding of Crime
  • A Feminist Theory of Delinquency
  • How Gender Bias Affects the Processing of the Female Delinquent
  • Gender Across the Life Course
  • Summary
  • What is a Status Offense?
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 8. The Family and Delinquency
  • How Adolescence and Family Problems Affect Delinquent Behavior
  • The Relationship Between the Family and Delinquency
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • How Child Abuse is Handled by the Child Welfare and the Juvenile Justice System
  • Summary
  • How Juvenile Delinquents Have Been Handled in the United States
  • Key Terms
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Web Destinations
  • Notes
  • Chapter 9. The School and Delinquency
  • How Education Has Evolved in the United States
  • What Constitutes Crime in the Schools
  • Is There a Correlation Between Delinquency and School Failure?
  • Some of the Theoretical Perspectives on School and Delinquency
  • The Rights of Students