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Author Joseph, Janice.

Title Black youths, delinquency, and juvenile justice / Janice Joseph
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995


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Description ix, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Series ABC-Clio ebook
Contents 1. Definition, Nature, and Extent of Delinquency -- 2. Black Youths and American Society -- 3. Black Youths and Delinquency -- 4. Explanatory Approaches to Delinquency -- 5. Police and Black Youths -- 6. Black Youths and Juvenile Court -- 7. Juveniles and Adult Court -- 8. Juvenile Institutions -- 9. Community-Based Treatment Programs -- 10. Delinquency Prevention -- 11. Black Youths, and the Future of Juvenile Justice
Summary Over the past decade, a growing body of research has delineated the nature and extent of delinquency, as well as the role of the juvenile justice system. Despite such research, the causes and consequences of delinquency and the role of the justice system remain poorly understood, particularly in regard to minority groups. This book is intended to meet a two-fold need: to extend research into the area of delinquency generally and to further research into the sociology of Black youths. The author explores critical issues such as the rates of delinquency among Black youths, explanations of delinq
Analysis Delinquents Punishment Race relations
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-208) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American juvenile delinquents.
African American youth.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Juvenile delinquents -- United States.
LC no. 95007987
ISBN 0275949095 (alk. paper)