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Authors: Hun-Soo Kim (Univ. of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea) and Hyun-Sil Kim (Daegu Haany Univ., Daegu, South Korea) 
Book Description:
This book presents a detailed and comprehensive critical analysis of evidence on adolescent research from leading international scholars. It explores the prevalence, nature, and trend of juvenile delinquency among Koreans as well as various western countries. It provides information on the socio-cultural contexts related juvenile delinquency, aggression and violent behavior among adolescents, substance abuse and delinquency, intra-familial child abuse in South Korea and other western countries. The authors also suggest these problems as a major social issue and present these issues in Korea and its cross-cultural comparison. This book is an ideal textbook for those who wish to explore the nature, trend, prevalence of juvenile delinquency and its cross-cultural comparison.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - An Overview of Social-Cultural Contexts related to Juvenile Delinquency in South Korea, pp. 1-17

Chapter 2 - Aggression and Violent Behavior among Korean Adolescents: Personal Factors, Path Model, and Gender Differences, pp. 19-42

Chapter 3 - Aggression Among Korean Adolescents: Influences Of Family, Personality, Coping Strategy, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Sexual Abuse And Aggressive Impulsiveveness, pp. 43-56

Chapter 4 - Substance Use and Delinquency Among Korean Adolescents, pp. 57-82

Chapter 5 - Discrinative Factor Analysis Of Delinquent Behavior In South Korea, pp. 83-95

Chapter 6 - Intra-Familial Sexual Abuse (Incest) among Korean Adolescents, pp. 97-112

Chapter 7 - Structural Model Of Delinquent Behavior Influenced By Media Violence In South Korea, pp. 113-133

Chapter 8 - Development Of A Media Violence Scale To Juvenile Delinquency, pp. 135-149


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 149 pp.
   ISBN: 1-60021-877-6
   Status: AV
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