Title

Power-Control Theory

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

6-2015

Publication Title

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

ISBN

9781118513170

Abstract

This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners.

  • Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners
  • Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to come
  • Addresses developments in theory, research, and policy, as well as cultural changes and legal shifts
  • Contains summaries of juvenile justice trends from around the world, including the US, the Netherlands, Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and China
  • Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, community-based sanctions and reentry, victimization, and fear of crime