9780195104042

Readings in Juvenile Justice Administration

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    9780195104042

  • ISBN10:

    0195104048

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-02-04
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Readings in Juvenile Justice Administration analyzes the judicial, legal,and correctional agencies that respond to delinquent offenders. The book beginswith a discussion of the origins of the juvenile court system. It then examinesjuvenile justice administration, the quality of procedural justice in juvenilecourts, the boundaries between delinquents and criminals, and the sentencing ofdelinquents in juvenile courts. The book concludes by exploring what reasonsthere are to maintain a separate juvenile justice system for youngoffenders.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(4)
1. ORIGINS OF THE JUVENILE COURT
5(31)
Re-imagining Childhood and Reconstructing the Legal Order: The Case for Abolishing the Juvenile Court
8(5)
Janet E. Ainsworth
The Juvenile Court
13(7)
Julian W. Mack
The Triumph of Benevolence: The Origins of the Juvenile Justice System in the United States
20(16)
Anthony Platt
2. GATEWAY TO THE JUVENILE JUSTICE PROCESS: VARIETIES OF JUVENILE COURTS
36(44)
Juvenile Courts and Juvenile Crime
38(14)
Howard Snyder
Melissa Sickmund
Justice by Geography: Urban, Suburban, and Rural Variations in Juvenile Justice Administration
52(15)
Barry C. Feld
Structural Variations in Juvenile Court Processing: Inequality, the Underclass, and Social Control
67(13)
Robert J. Sampson
John H. Laub
3. PROCEDURAL JUSTICE IN JUVENILE COURT
80(81)
A. Pretrial Detention
84(32)
Detention
88(11)
Howard Snyder
Melissa Sickmund
Preventive Detention and the Judicial Prediction of Dangerousness for Juveniles: A Natural Experiment
99(17)
Jeffrey Fagan
Martin Guggenheim
B. The Right to Counsel
116(23)
In re Gault Revisited: A Cross-State Comparison of the Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court
117(10)
Barry C. Feld
The Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court: An Empirical Study of When Lawyers Appear and the Difference They Make
127(12)
Barry C. Feld
C. The Right to a Jury Trial
139(22)
Re-imagining Childhood and Reconstructing the Legal Order: The Case for Abolishing the Juvenile Court
141(8)
Janet E. Ainsworth
Remnants of Parens Patriae in the Adjudicatory Hearing: Is a Fair Trial Possible in Juvenile Court?
149(12)
Joseph B. Sanborn, Jr.
4. TRANSFER OF SERIOUS YOUNG OFFENDERS TO CRIMINAL COURT
161(65)
Juveniles and Violence
167(5)
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Transfer
172(12)
Howard Snyder
Melissa Sickmund
A. Judicial Waiver
184(20)
The End of the Line: An Empirical Study of Judicial Waiver
184(20)
Marcy Rasmussen Podkopacz
Barry C. Feld
B. Legislative Offense Exclusion
204(6)
The Automatic Waiver of Juveniles and Substantive Justice
204(6)
Simon I. Singer
C. Prosecutorial Waiver
210(16)
Prosecutorial Waiver: Case Study of a Questionable Reform
210(16)
Donna M. Bishop
Charles E. Frazier
John C. Henretta
5. SENTENCING DELINQUENT OFFENDERS
226(115)
The Juvenile Court Meets the Principle of Offense: Punishment, Treatment, and the Difference It Makes
228(18)
Barry C. Feld
A. Juvenile Court Sentencing Practices
246(32)
Role Determinants in Juvenile Court
248(19)
Robert M. Emerson
Race Effects in Juvenile Justice Decision-Making: Findings of a Statewide Analysis
267(11)
Donna M. Bishop
Charles E. Frazier
B. Juvenile Institutions and Alternatives
278(43)
Juvenile Corrections
279(16)
Howard Snyder
Melissa Sickmund
A Comparative Analysis of Organizational Structure and Inmate Subcultures in Institutions for Juvenile Offenders
295(16)
Barry C. Feld
Evaluation of the Paint Creek Youth Center: A Residential Program for Serious Delinquents
311(10)
Peter W. Greenwood
Susan Turner
C. What Works?--Rehabilitation as a Justification for the Juvenile Court
321(20)
A Meta-Analysis of Juvenile Correctional Treatment
323(7)
John T. Whitehead
Steven P. Lab
The Effectiveness of Intervention: Recent Trends and Current Issues
330(11)
Ted Palmer
6. THE FUTURE OF THE JUVENILE COURT
341
Taking Gault Seriously: Toward a New Juvenile Court
343(13)
Gary B. Melton
Criminalizing the American Juvenile Court
356(11)
Barry C. Feld
Leaving Bad Enough Alone: A Response to the Juvenile Court Abolitionists
367
Irene Merker Rosenberg

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