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Bad Kids : Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court - 99 edition

by Barry C. Feld

Bad Kids : Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court (ISBN10: 0195097882; ISBN13: 9780195097887)
ISBN13: 978-0195097887
ISBN10: 0195097882

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0195097870
ISBN10: 0195097874

Summary: Written by a leading scholar of juvenile justice, this book explores the social and legal changes that have transformed the juvenile court in the last three decades from a nominally rehabilitative welfare agency into a scaled-down criminal court for young offenders. It explores the complex relationship between race and youth crime to explain both the Supreme Court decision to provide delinquents with procedural justice and the more recent political impetus to "g ...show moreet tough" on young offenders. This provocative book will be necessary reading for criminal and juvenile justice scholars, sociologists, legislators, and juvenile justice personnel.

  • Looks at the role race plays in the juvenile court
  • Proposes radical reforms of the juvenile justice system
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Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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