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Published: 01 January 1996

464 Pages | figures & tables

6-7/8 x 9-3/16 inches

ISBN: 9780195329728

Bookseller Code (04)


Exploring Delinquency

Causes and Control

Edited by Dean G. Rojek and Gary F. Jensen

Exploring Delinquency: Causes and Control is the most comprehensive set of readings available in the study of juvenile delinquency. The articles are organized into discrete topics. A brief overview introduces each topic, including a synopsis of each reading.

This anthology exposes students to the many dimensions of delinquency theory and research, including work by some of the foremost scholars in the field. Coverage includes such controversial issues as criminalizing the juvenile court, due-process-of-law guarantees for juveniles, adolescent drug involvement, television violence, boot camps, and racial bias.

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