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States of delinquency: race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system

Building juvenile justice institutions in California -- Fred C. Nelles : innovative reformer, conservative eugenicist -- Mildred S. Covert : eugenics field worker, racial pathologist -- Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M. : specimens in scientific research and race betterment -- Otto H. Close : pro...

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Main Author: Chávez-García, Miroslava
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley [u.a.] University of California Press c 2012
In:American crossroads
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 5677
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Summary:Building juvenile justice institutions in California -- Fred C. Nelles : innovative reformer, conservative eugenicist -- Mildred S. Covert : eugenics field worker, racial pathologist -- Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M. : specimens in scientific research and race betterment -- Otto H. Close : promising leader, complacent bureaucrat -- The legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva : "defective delinquents" or -- Tragic heroes? -- Epilogue: recovering youths' voices -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-273) and index
Physical Description:XIV, 290 S. Ill. 24 cm
ISBN:9780520271715
9780520271722