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Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law

Michael Hirst

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245390
eISBN:
9780191715013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245390.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the modern world, it is increasingly difficult for criminal law to be applied on a narrow territorial basis. This is especially apparent in the context of international fraud, drug smuggling, ... More


Mettray: A History of France's Most Venerated Carceral Institution

Stephen A. Toth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740183
eISBN:
9781501740190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740183.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Mettray Penal Colony was a private reformatory without walls, established in France in 1840 for the rehabilitation of young male delinquents. Foucault linked its opening to the most significant ... More


Twenty-five Years of Developmental Criminology: What We Know, What We Need to Know

Marc Le Blanc

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter takes a fresh look at developmental criminology and examines the extent to which deviant behavior in general conforms to findings from developmental criminology. Drawing on his lifelong ... More


New Approaches to the Problem Adolescent? The Reform of Youth Welfare and Juvenile Justice in the Post-War Period

Elizabeth Harvey

in Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The problem of the deprived and delinquent adolescent was by no means a discovery of the Weimar period. Under the Republic, a more favourable context arose for reforming the youth welfare and ... More


Disciplining the Delinquent: Prelate, Peers, or Professionals?

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the campaigns for the extension of the episcopate, the creation of diocesan assemblies, and improved clergy discipline. It focuses ... More


Adult Onset Offending: Perspectives for Future Research

Georgia Zara

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the much neglected criminal career aspect of adult-onset offenders. It stresses that risk factors do not always need to have an immediate and direct effect, that some early ... More


Research on Criminal Careers, Part 2: Looking Back to Predict Ahead

Alex R. Piquero

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter uses David Farrington’s Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development as an example of a study that has generated hundreds of papers and several books relevant to criminal career research. ... More


Creating Juvenile Delinquents: Redefining Childhood in the Late Ottoman Empire

Kent F. Schull

in Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter Six investigates Ottoman conceptions of childhood, particularly regarding incarcerated minors. During the Second Constitutional Period, the CUP went to great lengths to protect children from ... More


Growing Pains

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses how Ed Rohs grew into adolescence at St. Vincent's. For the first time in his life, he attended a coeducational public school—John Jay High School—which was a distance from his ... More


Preparing Modern Workers, Policing Modern Play

David R. Ambaras

in Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the question of young people's proper relation to work and play, which helped shape the approaches to the urban middle classes, first examining the discourse on protecting ... More


Delinquency in Minors

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines aggressive behaviour in minors. It explores the specific nature of youth aggression and describes some of the aggressive behaviours of delinquent youths as reported by trained ... More


Loan Level Modeling of Prepayment and Default

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

in Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter discusses several modeling approaches aimed at predicting prepayments and default rates given economic scenario, loan, borrower and collateral characteristics. Among those methods are ... 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


East Ending: Dissociation, De-industrialization, and David Downes 1

Dick Hobbs

in The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

David Downes' Delinquent Solution was publicized in 1966 and presented a rich and rewarding picture of East London in the early 1960s. It produced a platform for scholars to understand the worlds of ... More


Imagining a Children's Court

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/9780195306507.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how it became possible to imagine a children's court, and how its supporters campaigned to translate their vision into an institutional reality. The moral crusade for justice ... More


Programming in the Modern Juvenile Court

in Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the current role of programming in the U.S. juvenile-court system. Extensive programming has a central role to play within the juvenile-court system and thus should be an ... More


Problematic conduct: juvenile delinquency on the internet

Elisabeth Staksrud

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Children's participation in the internet revolution is regularly touted as a mixture of societal progress and an invitation to predatory adults and digital criminals. The idea that children can be ... More


Fabricating Figures

Andrew Dilts

in Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262410
eISBN:
9780823268986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers an account of how “figures” are discursively produced and socially fabricated through practices that sit between distinct but overlapping domains of power/knowledge. Through an ... More


From Juvenile Delinquency Research to Child Guidance

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how the Hull House residents and Chicago clubwomen led the campaign to establish the first juvenile court in the nation in 1899. Ten years later they arranged for an ... More


Relationships Unbecoming of a Girl Her Age: Sexual Delinquency and the House of the Good Shepherd

LaKisha Michelle Simmons

in Crescent City Girls

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622804
eISBN:
9781469622828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622804.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the “delinquent” girls that stayed at the House of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic delinquency home for black and white girls. It looks into how the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, ... More


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