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The Juvenile Justice resources and items listed in this Research Guide are not exhaustive of the resources available at, or through, the Barry Law Library or Barry University's Main Library. The resources listed here are selected to provide a sampling of pertinent and readily available resources on the topic of Juvenile Justice. To find additional Juvenile Justice resources and information available at the Barry Law Library, conduct a search in the Barry Law Library catalog.
Juvenile Justice Administration by
Call Number: KF9780 .F45 2014
Publication Date: 2013-11-27
Understanding Juvenile Law by
Call Number: KF9780 .G37 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
Juvenile Defense Resources
Barry Main Campus Library Resources
Theories of Delinquency by
Publication Date: 2009-12-28
Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. Donald Shoemaker aptly presents all major individualistic and sociological theories in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and criticalevaluations. Theories covered include biological and psychological explanations, anomie and social disorganization, differential association, drift theory, labeling theory, critical theories, and explanations of female delinquency. Now in its sixth edition, Theories of Delinquency containsup-to-date discussions based on current research throughout, extensive revisions to control theories, especially the general theory of crime, and expanded coverage of integrated and cutting-edge theories. Clearly written, consistently organized, and now thoroughly updated, Theories of Delinquencyremains essential reading for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of crime and delinquency.