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An American travesty [electronic resource] :legal responses to adolescent sexual offending / Franklin E. Zimring ; foreword by Francis A. Allen.

By: Zimring, Franklin E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Adolescent development and legal policy: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xv, 195 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226983592 (electronic bk.); 0226983595 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teenage sex offenders -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Sex crimes -- United States | Juvenile courts -- United States | Jeunes délinquants sexuels -- Droit -- États-Unis | Crimes sexuels -- États-Unis | Tribunaux pour enfants et adolescents -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sexual Abuse & Harassment | სამართლებრივი რეაგირება მოზარდის სექსუალურ შეურაცხყოფაზეGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 364.15/3/08350973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Three case studies -- Continuity and change in American sex-crime policy -- The juvenile sex-offender -- The emergence of juvenile sex offender treatment -- The sex offender in juvenile court -- Reform in juvenile court -- Registration, community notification, and juvenile sex offenders.
Summary: An American Travesty is the first scholarly book in half a century to analyze the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States. Writing with a refreshing dose of common sense, Franklin E. Zimring discusses our society's failure to consider the developmental status of adolescent sex offenders. Too often, he argues, the American legal system ignores age and developmental status when adjudicating young sexual offenders, in many cases responding as they would to an adult. "An opinionated, articulate, and forceful critique of current politics and p.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-188) and index.

Three case studies -- Continuity and change in American sex-crime policy -- The juvenile sex-offender -- The emergence of juvenile sex offender treatment -- The sex offender in juvenile court -- Reform in juvenile court -- Registration, community notification, and juvenile sex offenders.

An American Travesty is the first scholarly book in half a century to analyze the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States. Writing with a refreshing dose of common sense, Franklin E. Zimring discusses our society's failure to consider the developmental status of adolescent sex offenders. Too often, he argues, the American legal system ignores age and developmental status when adjudicating young sexual offenders, in many cases responding as they would to an adult. "An opinionated, articulate, and forceful critique of current politics and p.

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