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Reinventing Juvenile Justice
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Reinventing Juvenile Justice



June 1993 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A painful view of the current state of juvenile justice in the United States is presented in this volume which asks whether the 'children's court' has outlived its usefulness. As pressure builds to handle more children in adult courts and to consign them to adult prisons, the authors explore alternatives to the custodial treatment of juveniles and suggest how the juvenile justice system can, and should, be reformed.
 
Reinventing Juvenile Justice
 
History of the Control and Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency in the United States
 
The Contemporary Juvenile Justice System
Its Structure and Operation  
 
Taking Youth Into Custody and the Influence of Gender and Race
 
What Works with Juvenile Offenders
The Massachusetts Experiment  
 
Future Directions for Juvenile Justice
Opportunities and Barriers  

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