Judging juveniles: prosecuting adolescents in adult and juvenile courts

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
New York University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2006.
Language:
English
Description

2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology

2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology

By comparing how adolescents are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and criminal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik finds that prosecuting adolescents in criminal court does not fit with our cultural understandings of youthfulness. As a result, adolescents who are transferred to criminal courts are still judged as juveniles. Ultimately, Kupchik makes a compelling argument for the suitability of juvenile courts in treating adolescents.Judging Juveniles suggests that justice would be better served if adolescents were handled by the system designed to address their special needs.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9781429486095
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID b2743b6f-798f-a011-15ba-dd1234f0dbb3
full_title judging juveniles prosecuting adolescents in adult and juvenile courts
author kupchik aaron
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:25AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Kupchik, Aaron.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_display Kupchik, Aaron
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
format_arlington eBook
format_category_arlington eBook
id b2743b6f-798f-a011-15ba-dd1234f0dbb3
isbn 9781429486095
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b13011455||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=200921||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
primary_isbn 9781429486095
publishDate 2006
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b13011455|eBook|eBook||English|New York University Press,|c2006.|x, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b13011455||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law
series_with_volume New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law
title_display Judging juveniles prosecuting adolescents in adult and juvenile courts
title_full Judging juveniles [electronic resource] : prosecuting adolescents in adult and juvenile courts / Aaron Kupchik
title_short Judging juveniles
title_sub prosecuting adolescents in adult and juvenile courts