Judging Juveniles : Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and Juvenile Courts
By: Kupchik, Aaron.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.New Perspectives on Crime, Deviance, and Law Series: Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (221 p.).ISBN: 9780814748725.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | Juvenile delinquents -- United States | Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Judging Juveniles : Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and Juvenile CourtsDDC classification: 364.360973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Growing Up Quickly; 2 Law and Context; 3 The Process of Prosecuting Adolescents: How Formal?; 4 Judging Adolescents: What Matters?; 5 Punishment for Adolescents:What Do They Get, and Why?; 6 Children in an Adult World; 7 Putting the Genie Back in the Bottle: Lessons for Policy; Appendix: Research Methods; Notes; Index; About the Author
2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology. 2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology. By comparing how adolescents are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and criminal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik finds that prosecuting adolescents in criminal court does not fit with our cultural understandings of youthfulness. As a result, adolescents who are transferred to criminal courts are still judged as juveniles. Ultimately, Kupchik makes a compelling argument for th
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