Each of the twelve chapters in Youth, Crime, and Justice begins with a compelling case that illustrates the core concepts and real-life stories which frame the ongoing challenges of the societal institutions charged with meeting the needs of children and youth. These case studies are combined with a list of learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking questions, and lists of additional resources. New to this edition: -Highlights significant, recent changes in juvenile justice across the U.S. -Emphasis on recent scholarship on the victim-offender overlap and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on delinquent outcomes -Expanded discussions on youth-police relations, technology influences, and system impacts on youth of color, undocumented and immigrant youth, and LGBTQ+ youth An open-access Companion Website for students is provided that includes interactive flashcards and other learning material. Additional resources, including Powerpoint Lecture notes and Test Banks, are provided for Instructor use.
About the Author
Erika Gebo is professor of sociology and criminal justice at Suffolk University. She is a co-editor of the book, Looking Beyond Suppression: Community Responses to Gang Violence. Carolyn Boyes-Watson is professor of sociology and criminal justice and the director for the Center for Restorative Justice at Suffolk University. She is the author of Crime and Justice: Learning through Cases and co-author of Circle Forward: Building a Restorative School Community.