Justice for Girls? : Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada
By: Sprott, Jane B.
Contributor(s): Doob, Anthony N.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Adolescent Development and Legal Policy: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (229 p.).ISBN: 9780226770062.Subject(s): Female juvenile delinquents - Canada | Female juvenile delinquents -- Canada | Female juvenile delinquents - United States | Female juvenile delinquents -- United States | Juvenile justice, Administration of - Canada | Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Canada | Juvenile justice, Administration of - United States | Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Justice for Girls? : Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and CanadaDDC classification: 364.36082/0973 | 364.36082097 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Foreword by Franklin E. Zimring; Acknowledgments; 1. Criminal Girls and Girls in Youth Justice; 2. Are Sugar and Spice Really Evolving into Snips and Snails and Puppy-Dog Tails?; 3. Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in the United States; 4. Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada; 5. The Impact of Law Reform: Deinstitutionalization in Law and Practice in the United States; 6. The Impact of Law Reform: Deinstitutionalization in Law and Practice in Canada
7. Continuity and Change in Justice for GirlsAppendixes; Notes; References; Index
For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave-despite a persistent lack of evidence of its existence-has played a decisive role in the development of the youth justice systems in the United States and Canada. Justice for Girls? is a comprehensive comparative study of the way these countries have responded to the hysteria over "girl crime" and how it has affected the treatment of both girls and boys.Tackling a century of histori
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