Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control

ISBN-13: 9780199388462

ISBN-10: 0199388466

Author: Robert Agnew, Timothy Brezina

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2014
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Format:
Paperback 600 pages
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Acknowledged author Robert Agnew wrote Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control comprising 600 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0199388466 and 9780199388462. Since then Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $3.00 or rent at the marketplace.


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An essential resource for exploring juvenile delinquency in the twenty-first century, Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control, Fifth Edition, offers a clear and concise overview of the latest theories and research on the causes and control of delinquency.

Instead of attempting to provide a sweeping view of the entire subject, Robert Agnew and new coauthor Timothy Brezina organize the text around three major questions: What is the nature and extent of delinquency? What are the causes of delinquency? What strategies should we employ to control delinquency? These thought-provoking questions draw students into the text, challenging them to use major theories to explain the basic facts about delinquency, to understand the research on its causes, and to develop and evaluate programs and policies for its control.