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NCJ Number: 126362 Find in a Library
Title: Crime, Time, Youth and Punishment
Journal: Contemporary Crises: Law, Crime and Social Policy  Volume:14  Issue:3  Dated:(September 1990)  Pages:219-242
Author(s): J Pratt
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 24
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: This paper examines current developments in the social control of youth crime and delinquency in England and Wales.
Abstract: It argues that the usual critical explanations of these developments, in the form of the dispersal of discipline or the social authoritarianism thesis are inadequate. Instead, it is suggested that the punishment has taken on a more effective and efficient format in the management of this problem group than either of the above would have made possible. 53 notes and 2 tables. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Juvenile Corrections/Detention effectiveness
Index Term(s): England; Juvenile Corrections/Detention trends; Juvenile court trends; Social control; Wales
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