The Jack-Roller: A Delinquent Boy's Own Story

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/1966
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr

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Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a delinquenthis experiences, influences, attitudes, and values. TheJack-Rollerhelped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in 1930.

Table of Contents

I. Value of Delinquent Boy's Own Story II. History of Stanley's Behavior Difficulties III. Stanley's Social and Cultural Background Stanley's Own Story IV. Starting Down Grade V. The Baby Bandhouse VI. Getting Educated VII. The Lure of the Underworld VIII. Mingling in High Society IX. Out, but an Outcast X. Hitting the Road XI. Back to My Pals XII. The House of "Corruption" XIII. Summary of Case and Social Treatment Discussion. Ernest W. Burgess Appendix I Appendix II Maps I. Places of Residence, Male Juvenile Delinquents, 1926 II. Places of Residence, Adult Male Offenders, 1920

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