Child Savers The Invention of Delinquency

ISBN-10: 0813545366

ISBN-13: 9780813545363

Edition: 40th 2009

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Hailed as a definitive analytical and historical study of the juvenile justice system, this 40th anniversary edition of 'The Child Savers' features a new essay by Anthony M. Platt that highlights recent directions in the field, as well as a critique of his original text.
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Edition: 40th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 6/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments for the Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition
In Retrospect: Anthony M. Platt's The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency
Introduction to the Second Edition
Images of Delinquency, 1870-1900
The New Penology
Maternal Justice
The Child-Saving Movement in Illinois
The Fate of the Juvenile Court
A Concluding Note
Postscript 1977
The Child Savers Reconsidered
The Child Savers and Three Cycles of Juvenile Justice Reform in Twentieth-Century America
Women and Kids in the Court: Feminist History and Anthony Platt's The Child Savers
The "Other" Child Savers: Racial Politics of the Parental State
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