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The war on kids : how American juvenile justice lost its way / Cara H. Drinan.

Drinan, Cara H., (author.).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780190605551
  • Physical Description: xi, 224 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2018]

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Includes bibliographic references (pages 165-213) and index.
Summary, etc.:
In The War on Kids, Cara Drinan reveals how the United States went from being a pioneer to an international pariah in its juvenile sentencing practices. Academics and journalists have long recognized the failings of juvenile justice practices in this country and have called for change. Despite the uncertain political climate, there is hope that recent Supreme Court decisions may finally make those calls a reality. The War on Kids seizes upon this moment of judicial and political recognition that children are different in the eyes of the law. Drinan chronicles the shortcomings of juvenile justice by drawing upon social science, legal decisions, and first-hand correspondence with Terrence and others like him-individuals whose adolescent errors have cost them their lives. At the same time, The War on Kids maps out concrete steps that states can take to correct the course of American juvenile justice.
Subject: Juvenile justice, Administration of > United States.

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