"This book provides a comprehensive, cutting-edge look at the problems that impact the way we conduct intervention and treatment for youth in crisis today--an indispensable resource for practitioners, students, researchers, policymakers, and faculty working in the area of juvenile justice. Provides insights into juvenile justice from contributors and editors who have extensive experience in teaching, researching, and writing on the subject. Represents an ideal teaching text for courses in juvenile justice--a staple topic in all criminology and criminal justice college programs. Presents analysis and evaluation of techniques used and programs employed, enabling readers to be better advocates for law and policy impacting youth. Supplies updated data and information on policy and law that will serve as a vital resource for students writing papers or scholars teaching in the field of juvenile justice"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Maltreatment and delinquency : breaking the cycle of offending / Alida V. Merlo and Peter J. Benekos Juveniles in cyberspace : issues in enforcement and parental controls / Ming Li Hsieh, Marilyn D. McShane, and Franks P. Williams III Juvenile prostitution and safe harbor laws / Stephanie Fahy Drugs in homes, schools, and communities / Marcos Misis School searches : balancing delinquency and privacy / Michael Cavanaugh Childhood trama : the effects of abuse and homelessness / Traquina Emeka Children of incarcerated parents : problems and resilience / Alexandria Pech and Barbara E. Bloom Autism spectrum disorders and juvenile justice : the myths of perpetrators and victims / Rebecca Pfeffer Acculturation, ethnic bias, and explanations of delinquency / Antonio Hernandez and Judith Harris When minority exceeds majority : understanding and addressing disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile justice system / John K. Mooradian Juvenile incarceration : risks and remedies / Melanie Taylor What works with juvenile offenders? / Clete Snell and Janet Eguzouwa The future of delinquency prevention and treatment / Ronald Burns and Kendra Bowen.
KF9779 .U43 2016
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,