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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Youth Violence

James Herbert Williams, Charlotte Lyn Bright, and Granger Petersen

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

While researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and service providers ask increasingly for solutions to the enduring problems of youth violence, key issues have gone unaddressed. For example, ... More


Consuming Identities: Toward a Youth Culture–Centered Approach to West Indian Transnationalism

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter maps out the variegated context that informs the youth culture of Black youth, especially that of adolescent West Indian girls. Racialized stereotypes and constructions of ... More


Introduction

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter presents the historical background underpinning this study. Beginning in the early 1900s and the later criminalization, racialization, and pathologization of pachucos and ... More


Fit to Be T(r)ied: Ending Juvenile Transfers and Reforming the Juvenile Justice System

Richard Mora and Mary Christianakis

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter begins by briefly discussing juvenile transfers in California and how these transfers create a category of vulnerable individuals that the state, under its own statutes, simultaneously ... More


Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Carla J. Barrett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Despite being labeled as adults, the approximately 200,000 youth under the age of 18 who are now prosecuted as adults each year in criminal court are still adolescents, and the contradiction of their ... More


Epilogue: Recovering Youths’ Voices

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter explores the silences that hamper the recovery of voices and the writing of histories of young people, particularly of the young people of color confined to the California ... More


What If Your Child Were the Next One in the Door?: Reimagining the Social Safety Net for Children, Families, and Communities

Wendy A. Bach

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter looks at the youth and families who currently dominate the juvenile justice population: low-income families and youth of color. If the United States shifted the resources they now spend ... More


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