Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency by Peter J. Benekos,Alida V. Merlo

By Peter J. Benekos,Alida V. Merlo

After offering a historical past of the improvement of the juvenile court docket, this publication explores probably the most vital present controversies in juvenile justice. unique essays evaluate significant theories of youth delinquency, discover mental and organic components which could clarify antisocial habit, and look at the nexus among substance abuse and delinquency. a last bankruptcy offers a comparative analysis.

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