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Courting kids : inside an experimental youth court

Author: Carla J Barrett
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2013.
Series: Alternative criminology series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Reflects the costs, challenges, and consequences the "tough on crime" age has had, especially for male youth of colour


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carla J Barrett
ISBN: 081476004X 9780814760048 9780814789469 0814789463
OCLC Number: 955619677
Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 p.).
Contents: Introduction : an experiment in youth justice --
Calendar days --
Creating the "juvenile offender" --
Rehabilitation, youth part style --
Individualized justice in a criminal court --
Managing contradictions --
Judging the court, judging transfer --
Conclusion : kids will be kids.
Series Title: Alternative criminology series
Responsibility: Carla J. Barrett.


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