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Juvenile Delinquency: Pathways and Prevention

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Author: Mallett, Christopher A.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 392

Release Date: 27-08-2018

Details: Product Description Juvenile Delinquency: Pathways and Prevention explores the pivotal roles that family, trauma, mental health, and schools have on juvenile delinquency, while exploring opportunities for prevention and intervention. Authors Christopher A. Mallett and Miyuki Fukushima Tedor draw from years of experience working with juvenile offenders to shed light on the nature of delinquency and the diverse pathways to juvenile delinquency, while offering evidence-based techniques for preventing and rehabilitating youthful offenders. Clear explanations of the concepts and thought-provoking case studies move students beyond memorization―encouraging them to think critically about juvenile delinquency and make recommendations for better practices and policies.  Review "This text book is an excellent tool that explores issues impacting juvenile delinquency, theories, system response, community interventions and effective programs to help reduce delinquency." -- Robbin Day Brooks, MSW, CPP "This is a new fresh text that applies a different approach and direction. It takes specific issues in juvenile justice and delinquency and puts much more time and effort into addressing these specific trends and issues." -- Dr. Dorinda L. Dowis "The perfect text for any instructor teaching juvenile delinquency. It is comprehensive and tackles contemporary issues rarely addressed in other juvenile delinquency textbooks." -- Michael Pittaro, PhD "I would describe [Juvenile Delinquency] as a very relevant text that allows students to see how reactive decisions of the past with regard to juveniles have very current implications today. It is also easy to comprehend and has a variety of examples that make the content more "real"." -- Shelley Grant "This text examines the nature of delinquency, the causes and influences, and what can be done about delinquent behavior. It provides coverage of theory, the latest research, and evidence-based policy." -- Karin Tusinski Miofsky, Ph.D. "This text is well written and covers a great deal of important information. I strongly recommend this text for uses in classes that are taken by school resource officers and students interested in pursuing a career in Child and Family services…portions of this text would also be beneficial to teachers and administrators in public school systems. I would use this textbook in my Juvenile Delinquency class". -- Melissa Harrell About the Author Christopher A. Mallett , Professor of Social Work, teaches delinquency, trauma, mental health policy, research methods, and statistics graduate and undergraduate courses at Cleveland State University.  Dr. Mallett is licensed in Ohio as a social worker and attorney, and has a twenty-year history of clinically working with, advocating for, and representing vulnerable children, adolescents, and their families.  His research focuses on disability law, juvenile delinquency, and young people with certain difficulties and their involvement with the juvenile justice system and school discipline protocols - specifically the impact of mental health disorders, substance abuse, special education disabilities, and trauma victimizations.  As a consultant whose expertise is nationally tapped by juvenile courts, school districts, and children’s service agencies, Dr. Mallett has published over 55 research papers, book chapters, and technical assistance training briefs, as well as three books on these topics. Miyuki Fukushima Tedor  is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology, Anthropology, and Sociology at Cleveland State University. She received B.A. degrees in philosophy, psychology, and sociology and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology. Her research has focused on cross-national testing of theories of crime and delinquency, gender and crime, juvenile delinquency, and drug and alcohol use and crime. She has taught in these areas for many years. Professor Tedor is originally from Japan and enjoys talking to her studen

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches

Languages: English