This book provides a comprehensive, cutting-edge look at the problems that impact the way we conduct intervention and treatment for youth in crisis today—an indispensable resource for practitioners, students, researchers, policymakers, and faculty working in the area of juvenile justice.
• Provides insights into juvenile justice from contributors and editors who have extensive experience in teaching, researching, and writing on the subject
• Represents an ideal teaching text for courses in juvenile justice—a staple topic in all criminology and criminal justice college programs
• Presents analysis and evaluation of techniques used and programs employed, enabling readers to be better advocates for law and policy impacting youth
• Includes discussion questions appropriate for classroom settings and lists of additional resources, related websites, and supporting films that guide students in investigating the subject further
• Supplies updated data and information on policy and law that will serve as a vital resource for students writing papers or scholars teaching in the field of juvenile justice