Essential Readings in Juvenile Justice

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For courses in juvenile justice. This one of-a-kind reader brings together concise edited excerpts from more than 50 classic and contemporary articles, cases and other documents that form the essential foundation for understanding the contemporary operation of the juvenile justice system. These essential readings explore the social context of delinquency and public policy, the history of the juvenile justice system, the legal rights of juveniles, police, court and correctional interventions with young offenders, and diverse visions for the future of juvenile justice.