Girls, delinquency, and juvenile justice by Meda Chesney-Lind

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Published by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Pacific Grove, Calif .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Female juvenile delinquents -- United States.,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-240) and indexes.

Book details

StatementMeda Chesney-Lind, Randall G. Shelden
ContributionsShelden, Randall G., 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9104 .C39 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1546544M
ISBN 100534169805
LC Control Number91025841

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1 Among the thousands of status offense cases petitioned to the courts every year, a disproportionate number of them are brought against girls. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Format. This is the first book devoted solely to the topic of female delinquency and the treatment of young girls by the juvenile justice system.

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Abstract. Every year, girls account for one out of four arrests of young people in America (Federal Bureau of Investigation,p. ).Despite this, the young women who find themselves in the juvenile justice system either by formal arrest or by referral 1 are almost completely invisible.

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Sheldon; Meda Chesney-Lind A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Her dissertation examined juvenile delinquency and justice in Hawaii, with particular attention on the differential effects institutional policies and behaviors have on boys and girls.

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To find answers to these questions, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention convened the Girls Study Group to establish a theoretical and empirical foundation to guide the devel­.that (1) the number of girls entering the juvenile justice system is on the rise; 15 (2) girls of color are disproportionately represented in this group, reflecting the role of race; and (3) the cause of girls' delinquency differs in important ways from that of boys.

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