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CJUS 4533: Juvenile Delinquency Theory Process - Keenan

This is a course guide that will be useful to anyone doing research related to Dr. Jenkins Keenan's CJUS 4533 course.

Textbook and Required Reading


Siegel, L.J., & Welsh, B.C. (2018). Juvenile Delinquency Theory, Practice, and Law. (13 ed.)Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. ISBN:  978-1-285-45845-8.

Pick one of the following:

  1. Bernard, T. J., & Kurlychek, M. C. (2010). The Cycle of Juvenile Justice. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-537036-2
  2. Harding, D. J. (2010). Living the Drama Community Conflict, and Culture among Inner-City Boys. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 978-0-226-31665-9
  3. Humes, Edward. (1996). No Matter How Loud I Shout A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 0-684-81194-4
  4. May, D.C. (2014). School Safety in the United States A Reasoned Look at the Rhetoric. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. ISBN:  978-1-61163-021-3

Juvenile Delinquency eBooks

Finding Print Books at the Lambuth Library

How to find books at our Lambuth Campus:

  1. Go to the Lambuth Library Homepage.
  2. Click on Classic Catalog. 
  3. Enter a keyword or words into the search box.

‚ÄčWant to just browse the library book shelves to explore all the books on criminology?

Just go to the 2nd floor of the library and look for the HV section. See the Library of Congress (LC) call number list below. 

Example: If you are researching the topic of drug abuse, you would find the HV section and then look for the 5800s. 

**See box below for specific call numbers related to criminal justice.

Where do I find CJ books in the library?

HV40-4000 Social service; social work; social public welfare

HV4023-4470 Poor in cities. Slums

HV4480-4630 Mendicancy; Vagabondism; Homelessness

HV5800-5840 Drug habits; Drug abuse

HV6001-7220 Criminology

HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology; Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime

HV6201-6249 Criminal classes

HV6250-6250 Victims of crimes. Victimology

HV6251-6773 Crimes and offenses

HV6774-7220.5 Crimes and criminal classes

HV7231-9960 Criminal justice administration

HV7428 Social work with delinquents and criminals

HV7431 Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

HV7435-7439 Gun control

HV7551-8280.7 Police. Detectives. Constabulary

HV7935-8025 Administration and organization

HV8031-8080 Police duty. Methods of protection

HV8035-8069 Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals

HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners

HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work

HV8079.5-8079.55 Traffic control. Traffic accident investigation

HV8081-8099 Private detectives. Detective bureaus

HV8130-8280.7 By region or country

HV8290-8291 Private security services

HV8301-9920.7 Penology. Prisons. Corrections

HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency.Reform schools, etc.

HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

HV9441-9920.7 By region or country

HV9950-9960 By region or country

Why Reference books?

Reference books are great for finding:

  • definitions of terms, theories, and concepts
  • background information and historical context of a topic 
  • a list of references that may lead to more sources of information on your topic

eBooks for Background Information on CJ Topics