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NCJ Number: 40436 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN A FREE SOCIETY. 3D ED.
Editor(s): R W WINSLOW
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 281
Sponsoring Agency: Dickenson Publishing Co
Belmont, CA 94002
Sale Source: Dickenson Publishing Co
10 Davis Drive
Belmont, CA 94002
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPENDIUM OF JUVENILE JUSTICE READINGS DRAWN FROM PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSIONS, THE US SUPREME COURT DECISION IN RE GAULT, AND THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND GOALS.
Abstract: EACH CHAPER IN THIS TEXT CONTAINS, IN ADDITION TO SELECTED MATERIALS FROM THE NATIONAL COMMISSION REPORTS, AN EDITORIAL SECTION CONTAINING A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE COMMISSION SELECTIONS, A SUMMATION OF CRITICISMS MADE ON THE COMMISSION MATERIALS IN QUESTION, AND ADDITIONAL THEORIES AND FINDINGS RELEVANT TO THE COMMISSION REPORTS. TOPICS COVERED IN THIS VOLUME INCLUDE THE NATURE OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, DELINQUENCY TRENDS, ECONOMIC FACTORS IN DELINQUENCY, DELINQUENCY AND THE FAMILY, AND SOCIAL AND CULTURAL EXPLANATIONS OF DELINQUENCY. ALSO EXAMINED ARE POLICE TREATMENT OF JUVENILES, THE JUVENILE COURT, DETENTION, JUVENILE PROBATION AFTERCARE, AND NEW APPROACHES TO TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF DELINQUENCY....DMC
Index Term(s): Commission on Law Enforcement and Admininstration of Justice; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prevention; National Advisory Committee Criminal Justice Standards and Goals
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