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Rethinking juvenile justice

Scott, Elizabeth S., 1945-

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  • Creator Elizabeth S. Scott and Laurence Steinberg
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • 370 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 0674030869, 9780674030862
  • OCLC ocn191865840

Notes

  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-354) and index.

Contents

  • The science of adolescent development and teensagers' involvement in crime -- Regulating children in American law : the state as parent and protector -- Why crime is different -- Immaturity and mitigation -- Developmental competence and the adjudication of juveniles -- Social welfare and juvenile crime regulation -- The developmental model and juvenile justice policy for the twenty-first century -- Is society ready for juvenile justice reform?