Juvenile Justice: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

  • Donald J. Shoemaker
  • Timothy W. Wolfe
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  • ISBN-10: 144084075X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440840753
  • DDC: 364.360973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This volume presents historical and current information addressing the complicated issue of the juvenile justice system in the United States. The book also contains data and primary documents that show who gets processed through the juvenile justice system and for what kinds of criminal acts. It also contains a chronology of key moments in the history of juvenile justice in the United States as well as a glossary of key terms and definitions to guide the reader.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface and Acknowledgments.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Preparing Youth for the Future: Kimberly Booth.
4: We Must Improve Education for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Katherine Burdick.
5: Adolescence, Incarcerated: Josh Gravens.
6: The Lines We Draw: Deborah L. Johnson.
7: Community Restorative Justice Hub: A Model of Hospitality and Accompaniment: David A. Kelly.
8: A Teacher, Not a Judge: Thomm Quackenbush.
9: The Hall: Heidi Lynn Smith.
10: What Should We Do with Juvenile Murderers?: John T. Whitehead.
11: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
12: Data.
13: Documents.
About the Authors.