Fundamentals of Juvenile Justice
Adam J. McKee, Ph.D.
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Section1: What is Juvenile Justice?
- Section 1.1: Historical Overview
- Section 1.2: Components and Processes
- Section 1.3: How Do We Know?
- Section 1.4: The Concept of Childhood
- Section 1.5: The Concept of Delinquency
Section 2: Juvenile Delinquency
- Section 2.1: Juvenile Offenses
- Section 2.2: A Profile of Juvenile Offenders
- Section 2.3: Individual Level Theories
- Section 2.4: Sociological Views
- Section 2.5: Developmental Views
Section 3: Causes and Effects
- Section 3.1: What Prompts Delinquency?
- Section 3.2: What are the Effects of Delinquency?
- Section 3.3: Family
- Section 3.4: Gangs
- Section 3.5: Substance Abuse
Section 4: Juveniles and The Legal System
- Section 4.1: The Philosophy and Process
- Section 4.2: Rights of Juveniles
- Section 4.3: Police and Juveniles
- Section 4.4: Juvenile Court Process
- Section 4.5: Juvenile Probation
Section 5: Juvenile Corrections
- Section 5.1: Sentencing and Secure Detention
- Section 5.2: Balanced and Restorative Corrections
- Section 5.3:
- Section 5.4:
- Section 5.5:
Section 6: Juvenile Case Management
- Section 6.1: Assessment and Classification
- Section 6.2: Case Management Process
- Section 6.3: Gender and Delinquency
- Section 6.4: Delinquency Prevention
- Section 6.5: Juvenile Aftercare
Modification History File Created: 08/16/2018 Last Modified: 08/16/2018
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