Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice by Nancy E. Dowd

By Nancy E. Dowd

young children and early life get entangled with the juvenile justice process at an important expense. whereas a few young ones flow simply as quick out of the procedure and cross directly to dwell effective lives as adults, different kids turn into enmeshed within the method, constructing deeper difficulties and or shifting into the grownup felony justice approach. Justice for Kids is a quantity of labor through top teachers and activists that makes a speciality of how one can interfere on the earliest attainable aspect to rehabilitate and redirect—to preserve childrens out of the system—rather than to punish and force young ones deeper.

Justice for Kids offers a compelling argument for rethinking and restructuring the juvenile justice approach as we all know it. This exact assortment explores the system’s fault traces with recognize to all kids, and focuses particularly on problems with race, gender, and sexual orientation that skew the method. most significantly, it presents particular software projects that provide choices to our brooding about prevention and deterrence, with an final concentrate on preserving young ones out of the procedure altogether. 

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