Current Perspectives: Readings from InfoTrac College Edition. Juvenile justice

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James J. Chriss
Thomson/Wadsworth, 2006 - Law - 85 pages
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CURRENT PERSPECTIVES: READINGS FROM INFOTRAC COLLEGE EDITION: JUVENILE JUSTICE includes ten articles on juvenile justice covering a range of topics, including police discretion, the juvenile death penalty, and the effectiveness of the juvenile court, thus giving students a comprehensive introduction to current and key issues that impact the juvenile justice system. An introduction by Chriss gives an overview of the history of juvenile justice and puts each article into context. Along with the reader, students are given access to InfoTrac College Edition and can create their own online reader in InfoTrac using InfoMarks.

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Contents

The Police and Discretionary Juvenile Justice 18901940
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True Crime False Confession
39
The Devil in Red Lake
70
Copyright

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The author of the new introduction, "James J. Chriss" is professor of sociology at Cleveland State University.

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