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Juvenile Justice: Administration and Implementation

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents a discussion on juvenile justice. The Juvenile Justice Act 1986 replaced the Children's Acts. The Juvenile Welfare Board deals with neglected juveniles whereas delinquent ... 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


Juvenile Delinquency

Paul Elliott

in Studying the British Crime Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733742
eISBN:
9781800342125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733742.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores British delinquency films. The phrase ‘juvenile delinquent’ has been used to describe criminal children since the mid-nineteenth century. Although an endlessly prescient and ... 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


How the system became visible

Paul Sargent

in Wild Arabs and savages: A history of juvenile justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089169
eISBN:
9781781706626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089169.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3 explains how the juvenile justice system became visible in Ireland. It highlights how the ‘problem’ of the juvenile delinquent emerged in the mid-nineteenth century. Both the problem of ... More


Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 1894, the federal government of Canada legislated its first separate juvenile court. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, separate courts were beginning to be developed in the country. ... More


Definitions and Measures

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/9780300108941.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Juvenile delinquents tend to engage in risk-taking behavior, which involves breaking the law. These offenses include underage drinking, truancy, drug use, and shoplifting. This chapter examines the ... 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


Hie Impact of Law Reform: Deinstitutionalization in Law and Practice in Canada

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Canada officially abolished status offenses for young people in 1984 when it replaced the Juvenile Delinquents Act with the Young Offenders Act. Prior to 1984, two major status offenses that were ... More


Choosing to Go: Migration, Identity, and Social Change

Richard E. Holl

in Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813165639
eISBN:
9780813166674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165639.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kentucky experienced large-scale out-migration during World War II. Hundreds of thousands left to find better jobs elsewhere, and most succeeded. The migrants did have to adjust to different ... 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


Performing Contradictions, Performing Bad-Girlness in Japan

Yau Ching

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses mainly on the issues raised during the author's teaching media production workshops at a girls' reform institute in Japan in 2002. This public institution operates like a school, ... More


The “Youth” Problem

David Nasaw

in Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025293
eISBN:
9780197559956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025293.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the 1830s, the European visitors had been appalled by the behavior of American children—and their parents. The children were undisciplined, ill-mannered, and impudent—and their parents seemed ... More


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