A New Juvenile Justice System : Total Reform for a Broken System.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksFamilies, Law, and Society: Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (590 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781479800308; 1479800309Subject(s): Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: A New Juvenile Justice System : Total Reform for a Broken System.DDC classification: 364.360973 LOC classification: KF9779 | .D384 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Re-visioning Youth Justice; Part I. Setting the Agenda; 1. Child Well-Being: Toward a Fair and Equitable Public Safety Strategy for the New Century; Part II. Core Components; 2. A Silent Sea Change: The Deinstitutionalization Trend in Juvenile Justice; 3. Starting from a Different Place: The Missouri Model; 4. Doing Things Differently: Education as a Vehicle for Youth Transformation and Finland as a Model for Juvenile Justice Reform; 5. Delinquency, Due Process, and Mental Health: Presuming Youth Incompetency.
Part III. Essential Perspectives6. Why Should We Treat Juvenile Offenders Differently than Adults? It's Not Because the Pie Isn't Fully Baked!; 7. Lost in Translation No More: Marketing Evidence-Based Policies for Reducing Juvenile Crime; 8. Building on Advocacy for Girls and LGBT Youth: A Foundation for Liberatory Laws, Policies, and Services for All Youth in the Juvenile Justice System; 9. Invest Upstream to Promote the Well-Being of LGBT Youth: Addressing Root Causes of Juvenile System Involvement; Part IV. Critical Actors.
10. Correcting Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System: Refining Prosecutorial Discretion11. Helping Adolescents Succeed: Assuring a Meaningful Right to Counsel; 12. Fit to Be T(r)ied: Ending Juvenile Transfers and Reforming the Juvenile Justice System; 13. Applying J.D.B. v. North Carolina: Toward Ending Legal Fictions and Adopting Effective Police Questioning of Youth; Part V. Support Systems; 14. What If Your Child Were the Next One in the Door? Reimagining the Social Safety Net for Children, Families, and Communities.
15. Immigrant Children: Treating Children as Children, Regardless of Their Legal Status16. Crossover Youth: Youth Should Benefit When the State Is the Parent; 17. Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: New Models for School Discipline and Community Accountable Schools; 18. No More Closed Doors: Ending the Educational Exclusion of Formerly Incarcerated Youth; 19. Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Court: Boulders on the Road to Good Outcomes; About the Contributors; Index.
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CHOICE ReviewThe juvenile justice system and discussions of reform remain pressing contemporary issues; Dowd (Univ. of Florida, College of Law) has edited a thought-provoking book on how to change, modify, or even overhaul the juvenile justice system in the US. She covers ways academics, activists, and researchers are trying to work within the existing system as well as propose changes. Parts 1 and 2 provide history and context and offer international and legal explanations of the issues. These chapters are especially helpful--seasoned academics and interested scholars can gain awareness of some things that have been done in the name of juvenile justice reform. Parts 3, 4, and 5 provide some much needed detail regarding how marketing, adults versus juveniles, and critical actors all play roles in developing effective ways to allow juveniles through the system. These chapters help readers better understand prosecutorial discretion and how race also plays a role in the system. The book closes by providing support systems for those involved in the juvenile justice system and those looking to implement reform. These final chapters note that reform rests on the actors who are currently part of the process. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above. --Aaron RS Lorenz, Ramapo College
Author notes provided by SyndeticsDowdNancy E.:
Nancy Dowd is Professor and David Levin Chair in Family Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She is the editor of the Families, Law and Society series at NYU Press, and author or editor of numerous books, including A New Juvenile
Justice System (NYU 2015).
Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. is the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School. He is the author of All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education (WW Norton and Company, 2004) and Co-Author of From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America.