Juvenile Justice Today

Paperback
For courses in Juvenile Justice.Offering a comprehensive and balanced treatment, this text traces the history, development, and current practices of the system designed to deal with juvenile behavior, its control and treatment. The book concentrates on the processes that make the juvenile justice system work, the people involved in the system, and the programs aimed at meeting the needs of children in trouble. Its writing style is clear and concise, incorporating understandable examples and descriptions throughout.