States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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States of delinquency : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system

Author: Miroslava Chávez-García
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miroslava Chávez-García
ISBN: 9780520271715 0520271718 9780520271722 0520271726
OCLC Number: 1049248850
Description: xiv, 290 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Miroslava Chavez-Garcia.

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