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States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system / Miroslava Chavez-Garcia.

By: Chávez-García, Miroslava, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.American crossroads: Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 290 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520951556; 0520951557.Subject(s): Juvenile justice, Administration of -- California -- History | Minority youth -- California -- History | Juvenile delinquents -- California -- History | Crime and race -- California -- History | Eugenics -- California -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: States of delinquency.DDC classification: 364.3609794 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Building Juvenile Justice Institutions in California; 2. Fred C. Nelles: Innovative Reformer, Conservative Eugenicist; 3. Mildred S. Covert: Eugenics Fieldworker, Racial Pathologist; 4. Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M.: Specimens in Scientific Research and Race Betterment; 5. Otto H. Close: Promising Leader, Complacent Bureaucrat; 6. The Legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva: "Defective Delinquents" or Tragic Heroes?; Epilogue: Recovering Youths' Voices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states--California--as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young Mexican Americans, African Americans, and ethnic Euro-Americans in California correctional facilities including Whittier State School for Boys and the Preston School of Industry. Miroslava Chávez-García examines the ideologies and practices used b.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Building Juvenile Justice Institutions in California; 2. Fred C. Nelles: Innovative Reformer, Conservative Eugenicist; 3. Mildred S. Covert: Eugenics Fieldworker, Racial Pathologist; 4. Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M.: Specimens in Scientific Research and Race Betterment; 5. Otto H. Close: Promising Leader, Complacent Bureaucrat; 6. The Legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva: "Defective Delinquents" or Tragic Heroes?; Epilogue: Recovering Youths' Voices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states--California--as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young Mexican Americans, African Americans, and ethnic Euro-Americans in California correctional facilities including Whittier State School for Boys and the Preston School of Industry. Miroslava Chávez-García examines the ideologies and practices used b.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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