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Boundaries of Innocence: Race, the Emergence of Cook County Juvenile Court, and Punitive Transitions

Tera Eva Agyepong

in Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636443
eISBN:
9781469638676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636443.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the way the juvenile court and its ancillary institutions—the Juvenile Detention Canter, Chicago Parental School, and Institute for Juvenile Research—handled black children’s ... More


Legitimating Juvenile Justice

David S. Tanenhaus

in Juvenile Justice in the Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306507
eISBN:
9780199850587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306507.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the administration of juvenile justice. By passing the Funds to Parents in July 1911, the Illinois General Assembly not only allowed the Chicago Juvenile Court to begin ... More


The Legal Process before 1968: The Juvenile Court

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the world-wide movement at the turn of the 20th century towards specialist juvenile courts to deal with children who commit offences. Following the lead of the juvenile court ... More


The juvenile court: property, place and play

Louise A. Jackson and Angela Bartie

in Policing youth: Britain, 1945-70

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719081781
eISBN:
9781781706459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081781.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sets case studies of Manchester and Dundee within a broader comparative context to profile the kinds of cases that were dealt with by juvenile court magistrates. Firstly, it discusses ... More


The Legal Process in the Modern Era: Scotland’s Children’s Hearing System

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the legal process for child protection in Scotland since the introduction of the children’s hearing system, starting with an exploration of how the Kilbrandon Report was given ... More


Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red-Light District of Montreal before 1945

Tamara Myers

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on ‘delinquent’ teenage girls in inter-war Montreal. A major target of the modern juvenile justice movement – the sex delinquent – could be determined daily in the nation's ... More


The Statutory Framework before 1968

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the evolving legislative framework of child protection processes, from the poor law and through the early regulation of reformatory and industrial schools, to the late 19th ... More


A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the development of Scottish child protection law from its earliest days in the poor law, tracing the changing assumptions that underlay child protection processes, and the radical ... More


Magical Age

Erica R. Meiners

in For the Children?: Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816692750
eISBN:
9781452955247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692750.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter explores the shifting conceptions of children and childhood, particularly in the context of the criminal/legal systems. Throughout history the emphasis of the child and childhood ... More


Prevention of Delinquency

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

As we have seen in Chapter 3 (Prevalence of Delinquency), the phrase “juvenile delinquency” may refer to the “continuum of behavior that transgresses social norms,” ranging from socially ... More


Epilogue

Tera Eva Agyepong

in Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636443
eISBN:
9781469638676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636443.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter gives a brief overview of the impact Illinois’ turn to a punitive form of juvenile justice system had in the decade after the study. This discussion is focused on administrators at the ... More


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