This is the fifth edition of a book that has long been popular with students. It provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of juvenile delinquency with a focus on a sociological examination of the issues. The chapters on causation examine old as well as new theories. The revision includes a new chapter on social reaction theories and one on female delinquency. The chapters on the family, school, gangs, and drugs have been thoroughly revised and updated for the fifth edition. -- Provided by publisher
Juvenile delinquency -- United States; Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States; Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention; Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United States;
New York, NY
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
xix, 633 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bartollas, Clemens, "Juvenile Delinquency" (1985). Faculty Book Gallery. 357.