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For courses in Juvenile Delinquency
Brief. Affordable. Visual. Juvenile Delinquency provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. The emphasis is on delinquency across the life course. By focusing on the core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorization by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field.
The Third Edition features new Voices of Delinquency stories in every chapter, expanded discussions of special juvenile delinquent populations, a new section on police attitudes toward juveniles, and updated figures and tables throughout.
Juvenile Delinquency, Third Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.