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Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency


About the Series

Juvenile justice matters are of critical concern in both the United States and around the world. Books in the Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency series explore mechanisms, consequences, insights, and innovations in the field of juvenile justice and its responses to delinquency. Each monograph will examine new areas of empirical and theoretical inquiry, provide an agenda-setting discussion of important concepts and controversies surrounding juvenile justice and delinquency, and seek to encompass a transnational or global approach to the issues addressed. The series will be a resource for the international community of undergraduates, post-graduates, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers concerned with juveniles and families caught up in or at risk of engagement in delinquency and justice system involvement.

Series editor David L. Myers is Professor and Ph.D. Program Director in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven. Proposal inquiries can be sent to him at: [email protected]

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Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes

Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Rimonda Maroun
September 15, 2020

While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual ...

Due Process Protections for Youth Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System

Due Process Protections for Youth Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System

1st Edition

Emily K. Pelletier
December 05, 2019

This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system. ...

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