Delinquency in society: youth crime in the 21st century

Defining delinquency -- Extent and nature of delinquency -- Violent youth crime -- Illegal drug use and delinquency -- Individual theories of delinquency : choice and trait explanations -- Sociological theory : cultural deviance, strain, and social control explanations -- Sociological theory : label...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Regoli, Robert M.
Contributors: Hewitt, John D. (Author); DeLisi, Matt (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boston McGraw-Hill Higher Education 2008
Edition:7. ed.
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3003
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Subito Delivery Service: Order now.
Keywords:
Description
Summary:Defining delinquency -- Extent and nature of delinquency -- Violent youth crime -- Illegal drug use and delinquency -- Individual theories of delinquency : choice and trait explanations -- Sociological theory : cultural deviance, strain, and social control explanations -- Sociological theory : labeling and conflict explanations -- Developmental and life course theories -- Female delinquency theories -- The family and delinquency -- Schools and delinquency -- Peer group and gang delinquency -- Police and delinquency -- The juvenile court -- Juvenile corrections
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Physical Description:640 S.
ISBN:0073401544
9780073401546