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Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, And Legal Perspective + Navigate 2 Companion Website Access, 5th Edition

  • Preston Elrod
  • R. Scott Ryder
  • ISBN-10: 1284172899
  • ISBN-13: 9781284172898
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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About the Product

Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, and Legal Perspective, Fifth Edition guides students in developing a sound and balanced understanding of juvenile justice and the social, legal, and historical context that shapes juvenile justice practice. Throughout the text, there are FYIs, Myths v. Reality, Comparative Focus, and Interviews that highlight important facts, dispel common myths, compare practices in the United States with those of other countries, and allow readers to hear from present and former juvenile justice practitioners. Each chapter also contains critical thinking questions intended to help students examine key issues raised in the chapter and a discussion of important legal issues related to chapter content. Each new print copy includes a Navigate 2 Companion Website that features interactive and informative learning resources that gauge understanding and help students study more effectively.


  • Contains a variety of features (FYIs, Myths v. Reality, Comparative Focus, Graphs, Interviews, Figures, and other visuals) designed to make the content engaging and accessible to the reader

  • Provides a careful analysis of historical trends in juvenile justice as well a clear explanations of contemporary juvenile justice practices

  • Takes the reader on a step by step journey through the juvenile justice process