The Resource States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

Label
States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system
Title
States of delinquency
Title remainder
race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system
Statement of responsibility
Miroslava Chavez-Garcia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states--California--as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color. Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young Mexican Americans, African Americans, and ethnic Euro-Americans in California correctional facilities including Whittier State School for Boys and the Preston School of Industry. Miroslava Chávez-García examines the ideologies and practices used b
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
364.3609794
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9105.C2
LC item number
.C438 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American crossroads
Label
States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Building Juvenile Justice Institutions in California; 2. Fred C. Nelles: Innovative Reformer, Conservative Eugenicist; 3. Mildred S. Covert: Eugenics Fieldworker, Racial Pathologist; 4. Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M.: Specimens in Scientific Research and Race Betterment; 5. Otto H. Close: Promising Leader, Complacent Bureaucrat; 6. The Legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva: "Defective Delinquents" or Tragic Heroes?; Epilogue: Recovering Youths' Voices; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn775302612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520951556
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 40020606693
  • 9786613520678
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt057d
  • 352067
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34014664
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775302612
  • pebcs0520951557

Library Locations

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