Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
370 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The science of adolescent development and teenagers' involvement in crime Regulating children in American law : the state as parent and protector Why crime is different Immaturity and mitigation Developmental competence and the adjudication of juveniles Social welfare and juvenile crime regulation The developmental model and juvenile justice policy for the twenty-first century Is society ready for juvenile justice reform?.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-354) and index.
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