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Reducing the Harms of Minority Overrepresentation in American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0052
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter identifies some of the key policy choices that must be made in reducing injustices found in American juvenile courts. It argues that reducing the hazards of juvenile court processing may ... More


Myths and Realities of Juvenile Justice in Latin America

Mary Beloff and Máximo Langer

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Latin American juvenile justice systems until today. The evolution of Latin American juvenile justice presents two crucial moments: (1) its ... More


Reclaiming Our Youth: Policing and Protesting Juvenile Injustice

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses post-civil rights activists in the juvenile justice reform movement (JJRM) from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s. It examines how the JJRM's movement infrastructure, along with ... More


No Refuge Under the Law: Racialized Foundations of Juvenile Justice Reform

Geoff K. Ward

in The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226873169
eISBN:
9780226873190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873190.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the nineteenth-century foundations of Jim Crow juvenile justice, including the racialized applications of common law protections, the racial politics of houses of refuge, and ... 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


Introduction

Christine Kelly

in Juvenile Justice in Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427340
eISBN:
9781474476508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427340.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes discussed in the book and its key insights. It highlights the legacy of reform, commenting on some of the connections between the ... More


Education behind Bars?: The Promise of the Maya Angelou Academy

James Forman

in Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides three reasons for the failure to put education at the center of juvenile justice reform. First, much juvenile justice reform has been driven by lawyers. Second, juvenile justice ... More


Historical Overview

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter traces the doctrinal and procedural antecedents of the late twentieth-century paradigm shift in family dispute resolution. Doctrinal developments in both the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


1 Historical Overview

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter traces the doctrinal and procedural antecedents of the late twentieth-century paradigm shift in family dispute resolution. Doctrinal developments in both the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


Starting from a Different Place: The Missouri Model

Tim Decker

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/9781479898800.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the reforms in the Missouri juvenile justice system. The single most important achievement of Missouri's Division of Youth Services (DYS) is the development of a system and ... More


Legislative Impact, Political Change, and Juvenile Detention: Comparing South Korea and Japan

Jae-Joon Chung

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter assesses the impact of legislative change and political change on juvenile justice policy in Japan and South Korea. In Japan, the changes that invite analysis are legislation that ... More


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