The Handbook of Juvenile Justice provides an overview of the juvenile justice system and policy implications. This book offers a balanced representation of theoretical, research, policy, and legal related materials associated with the juvenile justice system. It presents both historical and modern accounts of critical issues pertaining to juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and juvenile law. It includes a policy approach to issues of delinquency, status offense, treatment, punishment, special populations, and early intervention programs. This text is ideal as a resource for undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals studying juvenile justice and its impact on public policy.Sims, Barbara is the author of 'Handbook of Juvenile Justice Theory And Practice', published 2006 under ISBN 9781574445572 and ISBN 157444557X.