Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law
Author: Siegel, Larry J.
Brand: Cengage Learning
Number Of Pages: 720
Release Date: 28-02-2017
Details: Product Description Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues. About the Author Larry J. Siegel was born in the Bronx, New York. While living on Jerome Avenue and attending City College of New York (CCNY) in the 1960s, he was swept up in the social and political currents of the time. He became intrigued with the influence contemporary culture had on individual behavior: Did people shape society or did society shape people? Dr. Siegal applied his interest in social forces and human behavior to the study of crime and justice. After graduating from CCNY, he attended the newly opened School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Albany, earning both his M.A. and Ph.D. Dr. Siegel began his teaching career at Northeastern University, where he was a faculty member for 9 years. He also held teaching positions at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, before joining the faculty at the School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell (UML). He is now professor emeritus at UML. Dr. Siegel has written extensively in the areas of crime and justice, including books on juvenile law, delinquency, criminology, corrections, criminal justice, courts, private security and criminal procedure. He is a court-certified expert on police conduct and has testified in numerous legal cases. The father of four and grandfather of three, Dr. Siegel and his wife, Therese J. Libby, now reside in Naples, Florida. Brandon C. Welsh is a Professor of Criminology at Northeastern University and Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement in Amsterdam. He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in England. His research interests focus on the prevention of crime and delinquency and evidence-based social policy. Dr. Welsh has published extensively in these areas and is an author or editor of ten books.
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