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Published: 02 November 2017

636 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190641610

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Juvenile Delinquency

Causes and Control

Sixth Edition

Robert Agnew and Timothy Brezina

New to this Edition:

  • Updated throughout in order to reflect the latest research
  • More emphasis on the interplay of risk factors, with examples and illustrations showing how they often work together in producing delinquency
  • New coverage of trauma, trauma-informed practice in juvenile justice, and cross-national differences in juvenile justice
  • Expanded coverage of police-community relations, "civil citation" diversion programs, Supreme Court decisions, children's exposure to violence, and concentrated poverty
  • Additional special-topics boxes that discuss and analyze current events, controversies, and case studies

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