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Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society- Vantage Learning Platform

Fourth Edition


June 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, Fourth Edition

Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, Fourth Edition takes a critical approach to juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies, focusing on the issues of race, class, and gender.

About Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society - Vantage Learning Platform, Fourth Edition

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KEY FEATURES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY

New to this Edition:
  • New feature materials on topics include the impact of COVID-19 on juvenile delinquency, TikTok challenges, HBO series Euphoria and its depiction of teen drug use, and police use of fatal force on juveniles.
  • Expanded discussion on school shootings and school and student rights in Chapter 8.
  • Updated data, tables, and graphs keep students engaged with the most current and relevant material.
Key Features:
  • Coverage of diversity is woven throughout the book in text, photos, and exercises to reflect the realities of contemporary juvenile delinquency.
  • The text substantively links theories of delinquency, not only to existing public policies but also to existing community programs.
  • Chapter opening Juvenile Delinquency Vignettes illustrate the concepts of the chapter from a diverse or critical perspective.
  • In the News... features offer an example of a current event that links a main concept from the chapter to a real-world example, making the concepts of juvenile delinquency come alive.
  • From the Classroom to the Community boxes highlight individual and community activism related to delinquency and juvenile justice, connecting theory to real-life opportunities that make an impact in the community.
  • A Focus on Research boxes discuss influential pieces of research linked to chapter topics.
  • The Looking at Popular Media feature includes a consideration of how different forms of traditional or social media are used to convey ideas about delinquency or to publicize acts of delinquency.
  • Eye on Diversity exercises help students explore issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, or ability as related to the chapter topic, and then apply them to real-life policy decisions.
  • Each chapter starts with a True/False Chapter Pretest that allows students to test their knowledge before reading the chapter, helping to address misconceptions.
  • Discussion Questions in each chapter feature a set of thought-provoking questions that can be used as the basis of in-class or online discussions.

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