This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the juvenile delinquency problem—its major theories, and the complex processes involved in its causation, prevention, control, and treatment. Issues in Understanding Juvenile Delinquency. The Nature of Delinquency. The Adolescent. The Family. The School and Peers. Biological and Psychological Explanations of Delinquency. Sociological Explanations of Delinquency. Handling the Juvenile Delinquent. Prevention and Diversion. Alternatives to Incarceration. Juveniles in Institutions. Methods of Treatment. The Future of Prevention and Control. For anyone interested in Juvenile Justice.
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