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Juvenile Justice in America
For juvenile justice/juvenile delinquency courses in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Sociology departments. Fully focused on the important issues, emerging trends, contemporary research, and special challenges facing juvenile justice today, this comprehensive exploration of the American juvenile justice system covers the history and philosophy of juvenile justice, the cu ...more
Hardcover, Fifth Edition, 440 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Prentice Hall
(first published January 1st 1994)
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May 23, 2013 Ubiquitousbastard rated it it was ok · review of another edition
There are some misspellings and grammar mistakes that were a little jarring to read. I also noticed a very strong anti-gun bent, blaming guns for a significant amount of juvenile crime. I can honestly say that I never knew a single juvenile who had a gun or used one in during a crime. Taking away guns isn't going to solve the problem of juvenile delinquency.