Juvenile Justice: Process and Systems

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SAGE, 2005 M02 15 - 457 pages
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Juvenile Justice: Process and Systems is an ideal textbook for those who wish to explore the theory and practice of providing justice to juveniles. Author Gus Martin introduces readers to juvenile justice in the contemporary era, while providing a contextual grounding in the historical origins of modern process and systems. This book is a review of institutions, procedures, and theories that are specifically directed toward addressing the problems of juvenile deviance and victimization.

 

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Contents

An Introduction
3
Historical Perspectives
28
Theories of Causation
61
Measuring Juvenile Deviance
94
Children in Trouble and Children in Need
129
Official Components
163
The Role of the Court
194
Institutional Corrections for Juveniles
229
Ongoing Issues and Special Needs
277
CommunityBased Juvenile Programs
287
Final Perspectives and Projections
315
Juvenile Justice
349
What Is to be Done? Projections and Conclusion
372
Glossary
389
Appendixes
419
Index
439

Goals of Juvenile Corrections
236
Nonsecure Residential Facilities
242
CommunityBased Components
257
About the Author 457
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Augustus “Gus” Martin is Associate Vice President for Human Resources Management at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he regularly teaches a course on the subject of terrorism and extremism. He has also served as Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration and Public Policy, Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Chair of the Department of Public Administration & Public Policy. He began his academic career as a member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, where he was an Administration of Justice professor. His current research and professional interests are terrorism and extremism, administration of justice, juvenile justice, and fair housing.

He is author of several books on the subject of terrorism, including The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (SAGE Publications, 2011), Terrorism and Homeland Security (SAGE Publications, 2011), Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies (SAGE Publications, 2011), and The New Era of Terrorism: Selected Readings (SAGE Publications, 2004). He has served as a panelist for university and community symposia on the subjects of administration of justice, terrorism, and fair housing. He has also been a consultant to governmental and private agencies. Prior to joining academia, he served as managing attorney for the Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, where he was also director of a program created under a federal consent decree to desegregate public and assisted housing. He was also Special Counsel to the Attorney General of the U.S. Virgin Islands on the island of St. Thomas. As Special Counsel he provided personal and confidential position in central office of Department of Justice; sat as hearing officer for disciplinary hearings and departmental grievances; served as chair of drug policy committee; served as liaison to the intergovernmental Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee as well as to the Narcotics Strike Force; and provided daily legal and policy advice to Attorney General. Prior to serving as Special Counsel, he was a “floor” Legislative Assistant to Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York. As Legislative Assistant, he researched, evaluated and drafted legislation in areas of foreign policy, foreign aid, human rights, housing, education, social services and poverty; he also drafted House floor statements, Congressional Record inserts, press releases, and news articles; and he composed speeches, briefing materials and legislative correspondence.

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