Bad Kids : Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile CourtMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (391 p.)ISBN: 9781602560581Subject(s): Discrimination in juvenile justice administration | Juvenile courts | Juvenile justice, Administration of | Juvenile justice, Administration of - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bad Kids : Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile CourtDDC classification: 364.360973 LOC classification: HV9104 .F43 1999ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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.
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