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Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Paperback, 3 Edition by Fuller, John Randolph


Paperback: 3 Edition

Publication Date: 2015-11-13
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Paperback : 576 pages
Edition: 3 Edition
Author: Fuller, John Randolph
ISBN-10: 019027557X
ISBN-13: 9780190275570

Product Description Offering a highly analytical yet balanced approach, Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Third Edition, encourages students to think critically about important real-world issues including the effects of inequality, race, class, and gender on juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Lively, engaging, and accessible, it is ideal for juvenile delinquency courses in both criminal justice and sociology departments. FEATURES A critical approach highlighting issues of race, class, gender, and inequality Straightforward explanations of theory, history, gender, and international issues "Crosscurrents" boxes on engaging and controversial challenges in the field Rich pedagogical features including critical-thinking questions as captions for photos, "Focus on Ethics" boxes, and Learning Objectives that are keyed to the Summary tables An online Ancillary Resource Center (ARC) containing an Instructor's Manual, a Computerized Test Bank, and PowerPoint-based lecture slides An open-access Companion Website at that provides additional resources for students Review " Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents is ideal for delinquency courses in sociology and criminology departments. It provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the history of delinquency and the juvenile justice system. The theoretical coverage is first rate and includes some of the latest developments in the field. Students will gain a more enlightened understanding of delinquency after being exposed to this text."--Nathan Pino, Texas State University "This book is a rare, refreshing alternative to texts that focus too much on the dry explanation of what we do to juveniles rather than on why juveniles become delinquent or why the system responds in the way that it does."--Richard Lemke, Lakeland College About the Author John Randolph Fuller is Professor Emeritus of Criminology at the University of West Georgia, where he taught for more than thirty years. He is the author of several books, including Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents, Third Edition (OUP, 2013).

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