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Social Organization of Juvenile Justice

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ISBN-10: 1560007796

ISBN-13: 9781560007791

Edition: 1995 (Reprint)

Authors: Aaron Cicourel, Aaron Cicourel

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The Social Organization of Juvenile Justice recasts familiar sociological problems of research within a dramatically new and different theoretical and methodological perspective. In seeing law enforcement officers, no less than those accuse of criminal behavior, as locked into the “creation of history,” or more precisely, a series of retrospective and prospective interpretations of events both within and disengaged from, the social contexts relevant to what purportedly took place, Aaron Cicourel redefined the fault lines of contemporary criminology.The work makes imaginative use of a wide variety of new techniques of analysis from ethnomethodology to community studies—while at no point…    
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/31/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.61" wide x 9.13" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Aaron V. Cicourel is professor of sociology and cognitive science at University of California, San Diego. He has served as visiting professor at the University of London School of Education and other overseas universities such as Konstanz, Madrid, Barcelona, �cole des Hautes �tudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), Institute for Advanced Studies (VGienna), Buenos Aires, and the National University of Mexico. He is author of Method and Measurement in Sociology ; Theory and Method in a Study of Argentina Fertility ; and co-author of The Educational Decision Makers and Language Use and School Performance .

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Preliminary Issues of Theory and Method
Theories of Delinquency and the Rule of Law
Delinquency Rates and Organizational Settings
Conversational Depictions of Social Organization
Routine Practices of Law-Enforcement Agencies
Law-Enforcement Practices and Middle-Income Families
Court Hearings: The Negotiation of Dispositions
Concluding Remarks