Higher Education

Juvenile Justice, 6th Edition

  • Kären M. Hess Normandale Community College, Minnesota
  • Christine H. Orthmann Orthmann Writing & Research, Inc., Minnesota
  • John Paul Wright University of Cincinnati
  • ISBN-10: 1133049621  |  ISBN-13: 9781133049623
  • 464 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2004, 2000
  • © 2013 | Published
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Overview

A highly accessible, student-friendly text, JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition, offers a practical and comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. The text explores various programs and processes that exist in today's field, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a prestigious new coauthor--John Paul Wright from the University of Cincinnati--and provides a new emphasis on evidence-based practice and other cutting-edge issues such as cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • Known for its student friendliness, JUVENILE JUSTICE is regarded as one of the most accessible, practical, and comprehensive overviews of the system available.
  • Time-tested pedagogy in the text includes "Do You Know" questions, "Can You Define" terms, discussion questions, and integrated tables/figures that reinforce key concepts.
  • Cutting-edge "In the News" sidebars on high-profile issues such as cyberbullying enhance the book's relevancy for today's students.

Table of Contents

1. Juvenile Justice: Definitions, Measurement and Process.
2. The History and Philosophy behind the Juvenile Justice System.
3. Theories of Delinquency and Juvenile Offending.
4. Youth in Society: Developmental Risks and Protective Factors.
5. Juvenile Victims.
6. Juvenile Offenders.
7. Youth Gangs.
8. The Police and Juveniles.
9. Pretrial Services and Diversion.
10. The Juvenile Court.
11. Juvenile Corrections.
12. Preventing Delinquency and Recidivism.
13. Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads: The Accelerating Call for Reform.

What's New

  • New coauthor John Paul Wright--a highly respected scholar and teacher at one of the nation's most prestigious schools of criminal justice--brings a new level of academic authority to this classic bestseller.
  • New emphasis on evidence-based practice keeps this text's coverage on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Updated throughout, this edition includes new and expanded discussion of high-profile topics like cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, victimization of juveniles, and many others.

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    ISBN-10: 1133525377 | ISBN-13: 9781133525370

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Bundle: Text + Careers in Criminal Justice Printed Access Card

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Cengage Learning eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133507387 | ISBN-13: 9781133507383)

The Cengage Learning eBook features advanced study tools such as a hypertext index, easy-to-use search and navigation features, highlighting, and annotation in a vibrant web-based format.

List Price = $121.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $121.00

Online Lesson Plan  (ISBN-10: 1133491650 | ISBN-13: 9781133491651)

Revised to reflect content in the new edition, the Lesson Plans bring accessible, masterful suggestions to every lesson. This supplement includes a sample syllabus, learning objectives, lecture notes, discussion topics, in-class activities, a detailed lecture outline, assignments, media tools, and "What if…" scenarios. Current events and real-life examples in the form of articles, websites, and video links are incorporated into the class discussion topics, activities, and assignments. Lesson Plans are available for download from the password-protected instructor book companion website.

Instructor's Resource Manual with Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 1133491669 | ISBN-13: 9781133491668)

Updated to reflect new content in the main text, the manual includes learning objectives, key terms, a detailed chapter outline, a chapter summary, discussion topics, student activities, and a test bank in which 30% of the questions have been revised. Each chapter's test bank contains questions in multiple-choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and essay formats--with a full answer key. The test bank is coded to the learning objectives that appear in the main text, and includes the page numbers in the main text where the answers can be found. Finally, each test bank question has been carefully reviewed by experienced criminal justice instructors for quality, accuracy, and content coverage. Our Instructor Approved seal, which appears on the front cover, is our assurance that you are working with an assessment and grading resource of the highest caliber. The manual is available for download on the password-protected instructor book companion website and a print copy can also be obtained by e-mailing your local Cengage Learning representative.

ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1133525520 | ISBN-13: 9781133525523)

The comprehensive Instructor's Manual described above is backed up by ExamView®, a computerized test bank available for PC and Macintosh computers, and featuring automatic grading. With ExamView you can create, deliver, and customize tests and study guides (both print and online) in minutes. You can easily edit and import your own questions and graphics, change test layouts, and reorganize questions. Using ExamView's complete word-processing capabilities, you can enter an unlimited number of new questions or edit existing questions.

Careers in Criminal Justice Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 0495595233 | ISBN-13: 9780495595236)

Delivered via email, the Instant Access Code includes a URL and a code that students use to gain full access to the Careers in Criminal Justice Website, which helps them investigate the criminal justice career choices that are right for them. Students can take advantage of interest assessments, career profiles, video interviews, and a career Rolodex with links and tools to assist them in finding a professional position. There's also a career planner with sample résumés, letters, and interview questions, and a wealth of information on "soft skills" such as health and fitness, stress management, and effective communication.

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Student Supplements

Cengage Learning eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133507387 | ISBN-13: 9781133507383)

The Cengage Learning eBook features advanced study tools such as a hypertext index, easy-to-use search and navigation features, highlighting, and annotation in a vibrant web-based format.

List Price = $121.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $121.00

Careers in Criminal Justice Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 0495595233 | ISBN-13: 9780495595236)

The Careers in Criminal Justice Website offers extensive career profiling information and self-assessment testing is designed to help you investigate and focus on the criminal justice career choices. This resourceful website includes over 70 Career Profiles and more than 25 video interviews with links and tools to assist you in finding a professional position. It also features a career rolodex, interest assessments, and a career planner with sample résumés, letters, interview questions, and more.

List Price = $24.00  | CengageBrain Price = $24.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $24.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kären M. Hess

The late Kären Matison Hess, PhD, wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She co-authored multiple editions of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, JUVENILE JUSTICE, and INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE in addition to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.

Christine H. Orthmann

Christine H. Orthmann holds an M.S. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati and has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over 20 years. She is the co-author of numerous Cengage Learning textbooks, a former reserve officer with the Rosemount, Minnesota, Police Department, and a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma).

John Paul Wright

John Paul Wright is Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Wright received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. He has since published over 100 scientific articles, books, and book chapters on the development of juvenile delinquency and violence. Dr. Wright is best known for his work in biosocial criminology, which has invigorated research into the genetic and biological foundations of crime and violence. In addition, Dr. Wright is a highly sought after presenter and has given lectures across the United States.