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Bad Kids: Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court (Studies in Crime and Public Policy)
Within the past three decades, social and legal changes have transformed the juvenile court from a nominally rehabilitative welfare agency into a second-class criminal court for young offenders. Recent efforts to "toughen" juvenile justice policies have resulted in increasingly harsh sanctions that fall disproportionately on minority youths. In this provocative new book, B ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published March 18th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1999)
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