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Reinventing Juvenile Justice
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Reinventing Juvenile Justice



April 1993 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A painful view of the current state of juvenile justice in the United States is presented in this volume which asks whether the 'children's court' has outlived its usefulness. As pressure builds to handle more children in adult courts and to consign them to adult prisons, the authors explore alternatives to the custodial treatment of juveniles and suggest how the juvenile justice system can, and should, be reformed.
 
Reinventing Juvenile Justice
 
History of the Control and Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency in the United States
 
The Contemporary Juvenile Justice System
Its Structure and Operation  
 
Taking Youth Into Custody and the Influence of Gender and Race
 
What Works with Juvenile Offenders
The Massachusetts Experiment  
 
Future Directions for Juvenile Justice
Opportunities and Barriers  

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Barry A. Krisberg

Barry Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he... More About Author

James F. Austin

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