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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice
Author: Kären M. Hess
ISBN 13: 9780495504375
ISBN 10: 495504378
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2009-06-25
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 496
List Price: $257.95

This updated textbook's 14 chapters take historical, contemporary and global perspectives on juvenile crime, juvenile justice system components, and model programs. Includes b&w photos of young gang members, school shooters, and deterrence strategies. Appends a summary chart of the influences on delinquency discussed, a job description of a police-school liaison officer, federally-funded programs (US), school and community programs identified by the National School Safety Center, recommendations of the Metropolitan Court Judges Committee, and a glossary of terms. Drowns last taught at Metropolitan State U.; Hess teaches writing at Normandale Community College. Locations of these schools are not provided, nor are dates given for the previous editions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR