Delinquency in Society, Hardback Book


Delinquency in Society continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of delinquency theories.

This classic text examines the historical, social, and theoretical contexts of delinquency in a new stunning interior design featuring high quality images.

Combining thorough and accurate research with an approachable writing style, Delinquency in Society teaches and engages.

The essentials to a strong understanding of delinquency are all there, including juvenile delinquency, criminal behavior, status-offending youths, an overview of critical theories on delinquency, and juvenile crime.

This well-organized text also includes two chapters dedicated to the juvenile justice system and delinquency prevention.

Numerous feature boxes illuminate fascinating research and historical cases that stimulate student interest, making the best-selling Delinquency in Society, Tenth Edition the clear choice in delinquency. Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 418 pages
  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Juvenile offenders
  • ISBN: 9781284112955

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