Rethinking juvenile justice / Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
KF9779 .S36 2008
9780674030862 (alk. paper) 0674030869 (alk. paper)
370 p. ; 22 cm
System Control No.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-354) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : the challenge of Lionel Tate The science of adolescent development and teenagers' involvement in crime Regulating children in American law : the state as parent and protector Why crime is different Immaturity and mitigation Developmental competence and the adjudication of juveniles Social welfare and juvenile crime regulation The developmental model and juvenile justice policy for the twenty-first century Is society ready for juvenile justice reform?