Race and Juvenile Justice / Edition 1

Race and Juvenile Justice / Edition 1

by Everette B. Penn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0890895724

ISBN-13: 9780890895726

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

In introducing 11 mostly new essays, Penn (criminology, U. of Houston-Clear Lake) discusses why the race-ethnicity distinction is germane. To fill gaps in coverage in texts and research on juvenile delinquency and justice, the first set of papers focuses on trends and issues specific to the five major US racial groups. The remaining chapters treat sociological, legal,

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In introducing 11 mostly new essays, Penn (criminology, U. of Houston-Clear Lake) discusses why the race-ethnicity distinction is germane. To fill gaps in coverage in texts and research on juvenile delinquency and justice, the first set of papers focuses on trends and issues specific to the five major US racial groups. The remaining chapters treat sociological, legal, human rights, liberal and conservative perspectives on juvenile justice, as well as effective preventive and intervention strategies, especially for minority youth. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890895726
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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