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Bad kids [electronic resource] : race and the transformation of the juvenile court / Barry C. Feld.

By: Feld, Barry C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in crime and public policy: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xv, 374 p.).ISBN: 1602560587; 9781602560581; 9780195097870 (alk. paper); 0195097874 (alk. paper); 9780195097887 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0195097882 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1423758838 (electronic bk.); 9781423758839 (electronic bk.); 1280451432; 9781280451430.Subject(s): Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States | Juvenile courts -- United States | Discrimination in juvenile justice administration -- United States | Justice pour mineurs -- Administration -- �Etats-Unis | Tribunaux pour enfants et adolescents -- �Etats-Unis | Discrimination dans l'administration de la justice pour mineurs -- �Etats-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- CriminologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bad kids.DDC classification: 364.36/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-365) and index.

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.

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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