Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

New York University Press
  • erschienen am 24. Juli 2015
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An unprecedented comparison of juvenile justice systems across the globe, Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective brings together original contributions from some of the world's leading voices.While American scholars may have extensive knowledge about other justice systems around the world and how adults are treated, juvenile justice systems and the plight of youth who break the law throughout the world is less often studied. This important volume fills a large gap in the study of juvenile justice by providing an unprecedented comparison of criminal justice and juvenile justice systems across the world, looking for points of comparison and policy variance that can lead to positive change in the United States. Distinguished criminology scholars Franklin Zimring, Mximo Langer, and David Tanenhaus, and the contributors cover countries from Western Europe to rising powers like China, India, and countries in Latin America. The book discusses important issues such as the relationship between political change and juvenile justice, the common labels used to unify juvenile systems in different regions and in different forms of government, the types of juvenile systems that exist and how they differ, and more. Furthermore, the book uses its data on criminal versus juvenile justice in a wide variety of nations to create a new explanation of why separate juvenile and criminal courts are felt to be necessary.
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Franklin E.
is William G. Simon Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley
Law School. He is the author of several books, including The City That Became Safe: New York's Lessons for Urban Crime and Its
Control and American Juvenile Justice. Maximo Langer is Professor of Law at UCLA. His work has been translated into Chinese,
German, and Spanish, and has received awards from different professional
associations, including the 2007 Hessel Yntema Prize by the American Society of
Comparative Law, the 2007 Margaret Popkin Award by the Latin American Studies
Association, and the 2012 Deak Prize by the American Society of International
Law. David S. Tanenhaus is Professor
of History and James E. Rogers Professor of History and Law at the William S.
Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the author of The Constitutional Rights of Children and Juvenile Justice in the Making. He is also co-editor, with Franklin Zimring, of the series Youth, Crime, and Justice for NYU Press.
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Juvenile Justice and Crime Policy in Europe
  • 2. Juvenile Justice without a Juvenile Court: A Note on Scandinavian Exceptionalism
  • 3. The Development and Prospect of Juvenile Justice in the People's Republic of China
  • 4. Juvenile Justice in India
  • 5. Myths and Realities of Juvenile Justice in Latin America
  • 6. Juvenile Justice in Muslim-Majority States
  • 7. Juvenile Justice in Poland
  • 8. Freedom in the Making: Juvenile Justice in South Africa
  • 9. Legislative Impact, Political Change, and Juvenile Detention: Comparing South Korea and Japan
  • 10. One Theme or Many? The Search for a Deep Structure in Global Juvenile Justice
  • About the Contributors
  • Index
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"This book is a valuable resource for academic courses designed to compare and contrast juvenile justice systems and gain an appreciation of how different cultures approach juvenile justice."-Juvenile Justice Exchange "This book is a major contribution to theliterature on juvenile justice. EditorsFranklin E. Zimring, Maximo Langer, and David S. Tanenhaus-all of whom areleading voices in the field of juvenile justice-have gathered together othertop scholars from around the world to present a compelling transnationalperspective.They examine reform effortsin China, Europe, India, Japan, Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa,South Africa, and South Korea.In doingso, they provide a brilliant synthesis of juvenile justice reform effortsacross the globe, enabling readers to appreciate why a commitment to a separatesystem of juvenile justice is universal."-Martin Guggenheim,author of What's Wrong with Children's Rights "With chapters on China, India, Latin America,Africa, and beyond, Juvenile Justice inGlobal Perspective is truly global in a way that no previous work has been.Besides being a hugely useful resource, though, the book also triggersimportant theoretical debates on the purpose and lasting value of separatesystems of juvenile justice internationally. It should be widely read."-Shadd Maruna,author of Making Good: How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives "Provides significant details and insight into worldwide juvenile justice systems that are not well documented in previous literature."-Journal of Youth and Adolescence "Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective successfullymakes the point that an adequate understanding of youth justice requires themultiple comparisons-to adult systems, to other systems, to socialpolicies-contained in this volume. It is an impressive contribution tothe field."-Anthony Doob,co-author of Justice for Girls?

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