Justice for kids : keeping kids "out" of the juvenile justice system (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Justice for kids : keeping kids "out" of the juvenile justice system

Author: Nancy E Dowd
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University, cop. 2011.
Series: Families, law, and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses on ways to prevent kids from entering the system, including reform of the system itself


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy E Dowd
ISBN: 9780814721377 0814721370
OCLC Number: 878809950
Description: ix, 314 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction Part I System Change 1 Redefining the Footprint of Juvenile Justice in America 2 Delinquency and Daycare 3 Challenging the Overuse of Foster Care and Disrupting the Path to Delinquency and Prison 4 Preventing Incarceration through Special Education and Mental Health Collaboration for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders 5 Looking for Air: Excavating Destructive Educational and Racial Policies to Build Successful School CommunitiesPart II Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation 6 The Black Nationalist Cure to Disproportionate Minority Contact 7 Girl Matters: Unfinished Work 8 Supporting Queer Youth Part III Legal Socialization and Policing 9 Deterring Serious and Chronic Offenders 10 "I Want to Talk to My Mom"Part IV Model Programs 11 Moving beyond Exclusion 12 The Line of Prevention 13 What It Takes to Transform a School inside a Juvenile Justice Facility About the Contributors Index
Series Title: Families, law, and society series.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy E. Dowd.


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Judges and attorneys as well as law enforcement agencies and juvenile advocates will find this book useful as they work toward the goal of fair treatment and justice for juveniles, both guilty and Read more...

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