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Title: ORIGINS OF STATE INTERVENTION IN THE CONTROL OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY - THE NEBRASKA EXPERIENCE, 1875-1905
Author(s): J L MASSEY
Corporate Author: University of Nebraska at Omaha
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 113
Sponsoring Agency: University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68132
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 74-NI-99-1005
Type: Thesis/Dissertation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THESIS TRACING THE ORIGINS OF NEBRASKA'S EXPERIENCE IN OFFICIAL STATE INTERVENTION IN THE CONTROL OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY FOCUSING ON THE DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF THE NEBRASKA JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
Abstract: A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF EFFORTS TO DEFINE AND PREVENT JUVENILE DELINQUENCY FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE CIVIL WAR IS PROVIDED. THE LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF DELINQUENCY CONTROL MEASURES ENACTED IN THE STATE BEGINNING WITH THE RATIFICATION OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION IN 1875 THROUGH PASSAGE OF THE JUVENILE COURT ACT OF 1905 IS EXAMINED. CONCLUDING REMARKS ARE DIRECTED AT BUREAUCRATIZATION OF AND LACK OF INNOVATION WITHIN THE SYSTEM AS WELL AS THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE SYSTEM MAY HAVE PROVED DETRIMENTAL TO THE WELFARE OF MANY OF THE YOUTHS.
Index Term(s): Juvenile justice system; Nebraska
Note: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - DISSERTATION
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