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Juvenile Justice: Redeeming Our Children debunks myths about juvenile justice in order to achieve an ideal system that would protect vulnerable children and help build safer communities. Author Barry Krisberg assembles broad and up-to-date research, statistical data, and theories on the U.S. juvenile justice system to encourage effective responses to youth crime. This text gives a historical context to the ongoing quest for the juvenile justice ideal and examines how the current system of laws, policies, and practices came into place.
Barry Krisberg has been President of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) since 1983.
Table of Contents
|Juvenile Justice: Myths and Realities|
|Understanding the Contours of Juvenile Crime|
|Juvenile Court Statistics|
|Juveniles Taken Into Custody|
|Self-Reported Delinquency Surveys|
|Qualitative Data Sources|
|The Historical Legacy of Juvenile Justice|
|The House of Refuge (1825-1860)|
|The Growth of Institutionalization and the Child Savers (1850-1890)|
|Juvenile Delinquency and the Progressive Era|
|The Child Guidance Clinic Movement|
|The Chicago Area Project|
|The Mobilization for Youth|
|Institutional Change and Community-Based Corrections|
|Changes in Juvenile Court Law|
|The Emergence of a Conservative Agenda for Juvenile Justice|
|The Current Juvenile Justice System|
|The Flow of Cases Through the Juvenile Justice System|
|Juvenile Justice and the American Dilemma|
|Disproportionate Minority Representation and the Juvenile Justice Process|
|Youths of Color in Confinement: The National Picture and State Differences|
|Youths in Prison|
|Beyond Black and White|
|Donde Esta la Justicia?|
|Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: The Burden of Invisibility|
|Native American Youths: Outsiders in Their Own Land|
|In Search of Answers|
|Young Women and the Juvenile Justice System|
|Gender-Specific Juvenile Justice Services|
|What Works for At-Risk Young Women|
|Other Promising Gender-Specific Approaches|
|Is There a Science of Prevention?|
|The Politics of Prevention|
|Building a Foundation for Prevention Programming|
|Implementing Effective Community Prevention Models|
|Interrupting the Cycle of Violence|
|The Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention|
|Is There a Science of Prevention?|
|What Works in Juvenile Justice|
|Summaries of Program Evaluations and Meta-Analyses|
|A Graduated System of Sanctions and Interventions|
|The Gang Busters: Does Getting Tough Reduce Youth Crime?|
|The Gang Busters|
|The Impact of Juvenile Corrections|
|The Boot Camp Frenzy|
|Transferring Juveniles to the Criminal Justice System|
|Redeeming Our Children|
|Evolving Standards of Juvenile Justice|
|Contemporary Standards of Juvenile Justice|
|Seeking Balance and Restorative Justice|
|The Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders|
|Our Children and Other People's Children|
|About the Author|
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