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Juvenile Justice in America
Unique in approach, "JUVENILE JUSTICE IN AMERICA, 6/e"gives students an intimate look at the fascinating and sometimes tragic world of the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system. Its comprehensive approach progresses from the history of juvenile justice to the types of delinquency, to the causes of offending, to juvenile courts, corrections, probation and commun ...more
Hardcover, 388 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Prentice Hall
(first published January 1st 1994)
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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.