Journals Higher Education



28 December 2009

400 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195374179

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Theories of Delinquency

An Examination of Explanations of Delinquent Behavior

Sixth edition

Donald J. Shoemaker

  • This text is unique in that it focuses on juveniles and on explanations of delinquency, not on treatment programs

New to this Edition:

  • New material on developmental theories of delinquency
  • Reworked sections on biological and psychological explanations
  • Expanded coverage of integrated and cutting-edge theories

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