Juvenile Justice  : A Guide to Theory and Practice

Juvenile Justice : A Guide To Theory And Practice

by Steven M. Cox , John J. Conrad , Jennifer M. Allen
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
321 Pages
McGraw-Hill , 2003
McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
This comprehensive, current juvenile justice text provides thorough coverage of the interrelationships between juvenile law, theories of causation, and procedural requirements – the essential elements for successful practice in the field of juvenile justice. Juvenile Justice integrates theory and practice, provides up-to-date examples from recent headlines, enables students to go to the Internet to find materials, and is written in an easy to understand style.

Jennifer M. Allen is a full professor and serves as Department Head in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Georgia. Prior to teaching, she worked in juvenile justice with juveniles in detention, on probation, and with those victimized by abuse and neglect. She has published in the areas of restorative justice, juvenile delinquency and justice, youth programming, and policing administration and ethics. She is also the co-author of Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy and Practice.

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