American Juvenile Justice.
By: Zimring, Franklin E.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (259 p.).ISBN: 9781602565524.Subject(s): Juvenile courts | Juvenile delinquency | Juvenile justice, Administration of | Juvenile justice, Administration of - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Juvenile JusticeDDC classification: 364.360973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Introduction; one: Childhood and Public Law before the Revolution; two: Modern Adolescence as a Learner's Permit; three: The Problem of Individual Variation; Conclusion to Part I; four: The Common Thread: Diversion in Juvenile Justice; five: Penal Proportionality for the Young Offender: Notes on Immaturity, Capacity, and Diminished Responsibility; six: Kids, Groups, and Crime: Some Implications of a Well-Known Secret; seven: Two Patterns of Age Progression in Adolescent Crime; eight: The Case of the Disappearing Superpredator: Some Lessons from the 1990s
nine: The Jurisprudence of Teen Pregnancyten: Juvenile or Criminal Court? A Punitive Theory of Waiver; eleven: Reducing the Harms of Minority Overrepresentation in American Juvenile Justice; twelve: Choosing a Coherent Policy toward Juveniles and Guns; thirteen: The Hardest of the Hard Cases: The Young Homicide Offender; Notes and References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Suitable for courses on the criminology and policy analysis of adolescence, this book focuses on the principles and policy of a distinct system of juvenile justice. It opens with an introduction of the creation of adolescence, presenting a justification for the category of the juvenile or a period of partial responsibility before full adulthood.
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