This is the fifth edition of a book that has long been popular with students. It provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of juvenile delinquency with a focus on a sociological examination of the issues. The chapters on causation examine old as well as new theories. The revision includes a new chapter on social reaction theories and one on female delinquency. The chapters on the family, school, gangs, and drugs have been thoroughly revised and updated for the fifth edition.
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