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Number:CJ334
Name:Juvenile Crime & Justice
Description:This course focuses on the unique aspects of law enforcement interaction with juveniles and their families. Issues which emerge when working with multicultural populations will be discussed
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CJ121
CJ122
CJ223
CJ331
CJ333
or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

1. Identify and evaluate characteristics that are unique to juveniles in the justice system. 2. Examine and understand theories of juvenile crime. 3. Evaluate contemporary issues in the juvenile justice system. 4. Understand the history of the juvenile justice system. 5. Identify the role of schools, service workers, police and courts in dealing with the problem of juvenile crime. 6. Evaluate the relationship between drug use, gangs and juvenile crime. 7. Critically examine juvenile prevention, treatment and correctional programs.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Juvenile Delinquency : The Core 0-495-80986-1 Siegel, Larry J. / W 4TH 11 Wadsworth, Inc
F 2011 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-495-50437-8 HESS 5 WAD
S 2011 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-495-50437-8 HESS 5 CENGAGE LEA
F 2010 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-495-50437-8 HESS 5 WAD
S 2010 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-495-50437-8 HESS 5 WAD
S 2009 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-534-63020-0 HESS 4 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2008 JUVENILE JUSTICE DELCARMEN WAD
S 2007 JUVENILE JUSTICE 0-534-63020-0 HESS 4 THOMSON LEARNING
S 2006 JUVENILE JUSTICE DROWNS 3RD 00
S 2003 Juvenile Justice 0534521746 Drowns 3rd Thomson Wadsworth
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