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Studies in Crime and Public Policy (Revised edition)


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Studies in Crime and Public Policy - Feld, Barry C
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Within the past three decades, social and legal changes have transformed the juvenile court from a nominally rehabilitative welfare agency into a second-class criminal court for young offenders. Recent efforts to "toughen" juvenile justice policies have resulted in increasingly harsh sanctions that fall disproportionately on minority youths. In this provocative new book, Barry Feld examines what went wrong with the juvenile court and proposes an alternative model for youth crime control and child welfare. The Progressive ...

Studies in Crime and Public Policy 1999, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195097887

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