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Author Ward, Geoff K.
Title The Black Child-Savers : Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice / GEOFF K. WARD.
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HV9104 .W37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Contents Introduction: The rise and fall of Jim Crow juvenile justice -- Part I: The origins and organization of Jim Crow juvenile justice -- Citizen delinquent : race, liberal democracy, and the rehabilitative ideal -- No refuge under law : racialized foundations of juvenile justice reform -- Birth of a juvenile court -- The social organization of Jim Crow justice -- Part II: Rewriting the racial contract : the black child-saving movement -- Uplifting black citizens delinquent : the Vanguard movement, 1900-1930 -- Institutionalizing racial justice : the Black surrogate parental state, 1930-1965 -- The early spoils of integration -- Conclusion : the declining significance of inclusion -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in juvenile justice administration -- United States -- History.
African American children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Juvenile courts -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780226873169 (hbk : alk. paper)
0226873161 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780226873183 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226873188 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 752286947