Juvenile Justice The Essentials

by Richard A. Lawrence, Mario L. Hesse

Juvenile Justice The Essentials Synopsis

This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.

Juvenile Justice The Essentials Press Reviews

The book is straightforward and easy for undergraduate and introductory students to comprehend. -- Amy Cook My overall assessment of this project is one of success! The text is well-presented and done so with clarity and a style that makes for easy reading and limited confusion. It takes the reader from a non-system to considerations for a future in juvenile justice. The strengths of this work are founded on clear, understandable language and a viewpoint of unbiased desire to present the most current and relevant information possible. As for weaknesses, generally speaking, I could find none. -- Earl Ballou Jr.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412970129
Publication date: 30th November 2009
Author: Richard A. Lawrence, Mario L. Hesse
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Juvenile criminal law,

About Richard A. Lawrence, Mario L. Hesse

Richard Lawrence is Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He earned a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University, M.A. in Psychology at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX and a B.A. in Psychology at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN. He has published two books on school crime and juvenile justice and is the author of more than forty articles and chapters published in academic journals and books, including Juvenile Justice: A Text/Reader, just published by SAGE. MARIO HESSE is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Cloud State ...

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