History of Crime and Punishment: The Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153217246X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172465
  • DDC: 364.360973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book examines all aspects of juvenile justice in the United States. It discusses the history behind the US juvenile justice system and how juveniles are affected by the system. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: When Children Commit Crimes.
2: History of the Juvenile Justice System.
3: Juvenile Incarceration.
4: Gender Disparities.
5: Race and Juvenile Justice.
6: Tried as Adults.
7: Locked up for Life.
8: Reform Efforts.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.