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Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society

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Author: Bates, Kristin A.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: Third

Binding: Loose Leaf

Number Of Pages: 488

Release Date: 13-02-2020

Details: Product Description Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society presents a fresh, critical examination of juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies― addressing many social factors that shape juvenile delinquency and its control, including race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality. Authors Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan use true stories and contemporary examples to link theories of delinquency to current public policies and to existing community programs, encouraging readers to consider how theories of delinquency can be used to create new policies and programs in their own communities. The Third Edition includes a new chapter on policing and juveniles, updated scholarship that strengthens the integration of both classic and cutting-edge research, and updates to the book’s supportive pedagogical features to reflect current events and the experiences of diverse populations of youth. Review "Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society is the only juvenile delinquency text that fully integrates issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality throughout the text." -- Tia Andersen "Comprehensive overview of juvenile delinquency form a sociological perspective." -- Beth A. Easterling "Very informative and well-constructed for student success." -- Andrekus Dixon "A solid and comprehensive overview pertaining to juvenile delinquency that focuses on a variety of important factors impacting deviant behavior in today′s world." -- Jacqueline Mullany About the Author Kristin A. Bates is a professor of criminology and justice studies in the Department of Sociology at California State University San Marcos. Her research focuses on racial, ethnic, and gender inequality in criminal justice policies. She is currently involved in a study examining the community impact of civil gang injunctions. She is co-editor of the book Through the Eye of Katrina: Social Justice in the United States, as well as co-author of Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, both in their second editions. Dr. Bates earned her PhD in sociology from the University of Washington in 1998. Richelle S. Swan is Professor of Sociology and Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University, San Marcos. She earned her Ph.D. in criminology, law, and society from the University of California, Irvine, and her M.S. in justice studies from Arizona State University. She teaches a number of classes related to delinquency, crime, law, and social justice. Her ongoing research projects focus on gang injunction laws in Southern California (with Kristin Bates) and the intersection between law, undocumented immigration, and society (with Marisol Clark-Ibáñez). Past research has included problem-solving courts, welfare fraud diversion, restorative justice, and social justice movements. She is the co-editor of Through the Eye of Katrina: Social Justice in the United States (2nd ed.) and co-author of Spicing Up Sociology: The Use of Films in Sociology Courses.

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.2 x 0.6 inches

Languages: English