CRJ 3201: Juvenile Justice and Delinquency


Provides a historical overview of the American juvenile justice system from the development of the juvenile court, juvenile jurisdiction, and patterns of delinquency, including gangs, training schools, probation, aftercare, family, school, and related factors as well as intervention strategies.


  1. Compare how society treats adolescents today and how they handled them in the past.
  2. Explain the theories related to juvenile justice.
  3. Explore the influence of the findings on juvenile justice strategies.
  4. Analyze the process of dealing with juveniles in the adult and juvenile court system.
  5. Differentiate between the various juvenile justice programs.
  6. Investigate international juvenile justice operations in comparison to state and federal juvenile laws.
  7. Summarize the blending of federal juvenile laws within a multi-cultural community.


  1. CRJ 2000


Juvenile delinquency (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2018)
Author: Bartollas, C., & Schmalleger, F.
ISBN: 9780134548661
Price: $124.80

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