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Overview, Conclusions, and Key Recommendations

Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, James C. Howell, and Machteld Hoeve

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Section I of this chapter summarizes the most important points of Chapters 2 to 5 and relevant portions of Chapter 10 (which concerns European issues) by addressing key findings that are relevant for ... More


Not Getting Them Young

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Violent crime is committed disproportionately by young men, but government never has conducted a coherent, aggressive campaign against serious juvenile delinquency. The fragmentation has been evident ... More


Chinatown Offers Us a Lesson

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how a a national panic over a perceived escalation in youth criminality surfaced in the early 1940s, which was triggered by the social transformations of wartime. For Chinese in ... More


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

David Ambaras

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, this book treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state ... More


Contemporary Crime Politics in Congress

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on three datasets of congressional hearings on crime, this chapter offers a picture of the interest group environment at the national level that is decidedly skewed toward government ... More


Juvenile delinquents?

Carole Holohan

in Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941237
eISBN:
9781789629279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941237.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the Second World War increased political and economic interconnectedness in the West further promoted the transnational exchange of expertise and ideas of best practice, resulting in the ... More


Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

David E. Brandt, Ph.D

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the legal, psychological, and cultural issues relevant to understanding antisocial behavior in adolescence. Based on personal research and a broad analysis of recent work in the ... 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


Violence and Delinquency

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Statistics seem to indicate that teen violence in the United States is a growing epidemic, an impression given further validity by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which now identify teen ... More


Medicalizing Delinquency

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/9780195306507.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the medicalization of juvenile delinquency (i.e., treating youthful offending as a mental condition that should be adjusted through individualized treatment plans). Although ... More


Organizing the Community

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/9780195306507.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the organization of community programs aimed at preventing juvenile delinquency. The 1930s witnessed both imaginative efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency at the local level ... More


Introduction

Rolf Loeber and David P. Farrington

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter intrudes the key elements of this volume. This volume focuses on the age period between mid adolescence and early adulthood (roughly ages 15-29) and it addresses what we know about ... More


Local Studies of “Youth-at-Risk”

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The interactionist perspective encompasses examining delinquency and crime as a result of the interaction between law enforcement entities and those subject to their labeling and control process, as ... More


Biology, development and welfare

Chloe Campbell

in Race and Empire: Eugenics in Colonial Kenya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071607
eISBN:
9781781700686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071607.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the effects of biological thinking on attitudes towards African development and social policy in Kenya using juvenile delinquency, intelligence testing and mental health as ... 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


Social Response: Rehabilitation and Retribution

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Social responses to juvenile delinquency depend on four variables: the state and jurisdiction in which the offense was committed; the types of programs that are available; the laws affecting juvenile ... More


“I Want to Talk to My Mom”: The Role of Parents in Police Interrogation of Juveniles

Stephen M. Reba, Randee J. Waldman, and Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the role of parents in the interviewing of juveniles by the police, the issues arising from such interrogation, and the implications of such issues for prevention of juvenile ... More


Unlocking the Doors

Anne E. Parsons

in From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces how the number of people in mental health institutions began to decline in the 1950s. It examines Pennsylvania as a case study and finds that riots and scandals at mental ... More


Sin, Slums, and Shady Characters: Fighting Vice in the Detroit-Windsor Region

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In response to the visibility of vice, communities groups, activists, city residents, and government officials came together to fight what they saw as immoral industries destroying their cities. ... More


Institutionalisation, the State and the NSPCC

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Four looks specifically at the use of institutionalisation by the State and the NSPCC to ‘deal’ with children and families in poverty. It will show that, although industrial schools, ... More


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