Über den Autor
John T. Whitehead is a Professor and former Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University. He completed his M.A. at the University of Notre Dame and earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Albany. He teaches courses in corrections, criminal justice ethics, and the death penalty. Stephen P. Lab is Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Bowling Green State University. He is a nationally recognized expert in crime prevention and his research interests include juvenile delinquency, school crime, and victims of crime. He is a regular consultant for the National Institute of Justice on research and funding activities in the areas of crime prevention, community policing, school crime, gang behavior and interventions, and police partnerships to address crime.
1. Introduction - The Definition and Extent of Delinquency 2. The History of Juvenile Justice 3. Explaining Delinquency - Biological and Psychological Approaches 4. Sociological Explanations of Delinquency 5. Gang Delinquency 6. Drugs and Delinquency 7. Policing and Juveniles 8. The Juvenile Court Process 9. Due Process and Juveniles 10. Institutional/Residential Interventions 11. Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections 12. Restorative Justice 13. The Victimization of Juveniles 14. Future Directions in Juvenile Justice
Presents a student-friendly analysis of various aspects of the juvenile justice system. This book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, and community intervention.