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Author Chávez-García, Miroslava, 1968-
Title States of delinquency [electronic resource] : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system / Miroslava Chavez-Garcia.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  HV9105.C2 C43 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 290 p.) : ill.
Series American crossroads ; 35
American crossroads ; 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Juvenile justice, Administration of -- California -- History.
Minority youth -- California -- History.
Juvenile delinquents -- California -- History.
Crime and race -- California -- History.
Eugenics -- California -- History.
Whittier State School (Whittier, Calif.)
Preston School of Industry (Ione, Calif.)
Related To Print version: Chávez-García, Miroslava,. States of delinquency. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012. 9780520271715 0520271718 9780520271722 0520271726 (DLC) 2011033524
ISBN 0520951557 (electronic bk.)
9780520951556 (electronic bk.)
9780520271715 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520271718 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271722 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520271726 (pbk. : alk. paper)