Feld, Barry C.

Bad Kids : Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court - New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. - 1 online resource (391 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; Figures and Tables; Introduction; ONE: The Social Construction of Childhood and Adolescence; TWO: The Juvenile Court and the ""Rehabilitative Ideal""; THREE: The Constitutional Domestication of the Juvenile Court; FOUR: Procedural Justice in Juvenile Courts: Law on the Books and Law in Action; FIVE: Social Control and Noncriminal Status Offenders: Triage and Privatization; SIX: Delinquent or Criminal? Juvenile Courts' Shrinking Jurisdiction over Serious Young Offenders; SEVEN: Punishment, Treatment, and the Juvenile Court: Sentencing Delinquents EIGHT: Abolish the Juvenile Court: Sentencing Policy When the Child Is a Criminal and the Criminal Is a ChildEpilogue; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z

An examination of the social and legal changes that have transformed the juvenile court since the 1970s. The book explores the complex relationship between race and youth crime to explain both Supreme Court decisions and a political impetus to ""get tough"" on young offenders.

9781602560581 40.43 (NL)


Discrimination in juvenile justice administration.
Juvenile courts.
Juvenile justice, Administration of.
Juvenile justice, Administration of - United States.


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