Juvenile Justice


Brenzel, Barbara. Daughters of the State: A Social Portrait of the First Reform School for Girls in North America, 1856-1905. (1983)

Hale, Robert. A Review of Juvenile Executions in America (1997)

Hawes, Joseph. Children in Urban Society: Juvenile Delinquency in Nineteenth Century America (1971)

Holl, Jack. Juvenile Reform in the Progressive Era: Willaim R. George and the Junior Republic Movement (1971)

Holt, Marilyn Irvin. The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (1992)

Knupher, Anne Meis. Reform and Resistance: Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court (2001)

Langsam, Miriam Z. Children West: A History of the Placing Out System of the New York Children's Aid Society, 1853-1890 (1964)

Mennel, Robert. Thorns and Thistles: Juvenile Delinquents in the United States, 1825-1940 (1973)

Odem, Mary. Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920 (1995)

Pickett, Robert. House of Refuge: Origins of Juvenile Reform in New York State, 1815-1857 (1969)

Platt, Anthony. The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency (1969)

Schlossman, Steven. Love and the American Delinquent: The Theory and Practice of "Progressive" Juvenile Justice, 1825-1910 (1977)

Schneider, Eric C. In the Web of Class: Delinquents and Reformers in Boston 1810s-1930s (1992)

Sprinhall, John. Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics: Penny Gaffs to Gangsta Rap, 1830-1996 (1998)

Stepenoff, Bonnie. The Dead End Kids of St Louis: Homeless Boys and the People Who Tried to Save Them (2010)

Sutton, John. Stubborn Children: Controlling Delinquency in the United States, 1640-1981 (1988)



Appier, Janis. "Juvenile Crime Control: Los Angeles Law Enforcement and the Zoot-Suit Riots," in Criminal Justice History: An International Annual 11 (1990)

Brenzel, Barbara. "Domestication as Reform: The Socialization of Wayward Girls, 1856-1905," Harvard Educational Review 50 (May 1980)

Brenzel, Barbara. "Lancaster Industrial School for Girls: A Social Portrait of a Nineteenth Century Reform School for Girls," Feminist Studies 3 (1975)

Bright, Charlotte Lyn, Scott Decker and Andrea M Burch. "Gender and Justice in the Progressive Era: An Investigation of Saint Louis Juvenile Court Cases, 1909-1912," Justice Quarterly 24 (December 2007)

Flynn. Frank. "Judge Merritt W. Pinckney and the Early Days of the Juvenile Court in Chicago," Social Service Review 28 (1954)

Fox, Sanford. "Juvenile Justice Reform: An Historical Perspective," Evaluation Quarterly, 3 (1979)

Gleuck, Eleanor. "Wartime Delinquency," Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology and Police Science, 33 (July-August, 1942): 119- 135.

Hirsch, Adam. "From Pillory to Penitentiary: The Rise of Penal Incarceration in Early Massachusetts," 80 Mich. L. Rev. 1179 (1982)

Ignatieff, Michael. "State, Civil Society, and Total Institutions: A Critique of Recent Social Histories of Punishment," in Crime and Justice 3 (1981)

Jenkins, Philip. "The Radicals and the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1890- 1930," Criminology 20 (November 1982)

Jenkins, Philip. "Temperance and the Origins of the New Penology," Journal of Criminal Justice 12 (1984)

May, M. "Innocence and Experience: The Evolution of the Concept of Juvenile Delinquency in the Mid-Nineteenth Century," Victorian Studies, 17 (1973)

Mennel, Robert. "Origins of the Juvenile Court: Changing Perspectives on the Legal Rights of Juvenile Delinquents, " in Frederick Faust and Paul Brantingham (eds.) Juvenile Justice Philosophy (1974)

Mennel, Robert. "The Family System of Common Farmers': The Origins of Ohio's Reform Farm, 1840-1858," Ohio History 89 (Spring 1980)

Miller, Martin. "AT Hard Labor: Rediscovering the 19th Century Prison," Issues in Criminology 9 (Spring 1974)

Miller, Martin. "Sinking Gradually into the Proletariat: The Emergence of the Penitentiary in the United States," Crime and Social Justice 14 (Winter 1980)

Neuman, R.P. "Masturbation, Madness and the Modern Concepts of Childhood and Adolescence," Journal of Social History (1975)

Odem, Mary E. and Steve Schlossman. "Guardians of Virtue: The Juvenile Court and Female Delinquency in Early 20th Century Los Angeles," Crime and Delinquency 37 (1991)

Pisciotta, Alexander W. "Treatment of Trial: The Rhetoric and Reality of the New York House of Refuge, 1857-1935," The American Journal of Legal History 29 (1985)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Child Saving or Child Brokerage?: The Theory and Practice of Indenture and Parole at the New York House of Refuge, 1825-1935," in The History of Juvenile Delinquency: A Collection of Essays, ed Albert Hess and Priscilla Clement (1993)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "A House Divided: Penal Reform at the Illinois State Reformatory, 1891-1915," Crime and Delinquency 37 (April 1991)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Parens Patraie, Treatment and Reform: The Case of the Western House of Refuge, 1849-1907," New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement 10 (Winter 1984)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Race, Sex and Rehabilitation: A Study of Differential Treatment in the Juvenile Reformatory, 1825- 1920," Crime and Delinquency 29 (April 1983)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Saving the Children: The Promise and Practice of Parens Patraie, 1838-1898," Crime and Delinquency 28 (July 1982)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Scientific Reform: The 'New Penology' at Elmira, 1876-1900," Crime and Delinquency 29 (October 1983)

Pisciotta, Alexander. "Theoretical Perspectives for Historical Analsyes: A Selective Review of the Juvenile Justice Literature," Criminology 19 (May 1981)

Rafter, Nicole Hahn. "Chastening the Unchaste: Social Control Functions of a Woman's Reformatory, 1894-1931," in Social Control and the State: Historical and Comparative Essays ed by Stanley Cohen and Andrew Scull (1983)

Reichel, P. L. "19th Century Societal Reactions to Juvenile Delinquents--Preliminary Notes for a Natural History," Mid American Review of Sociology, 4 (1979)

Schlossman. S. and S. Wallach. "The Crime of Precocious Sexuality: Female Juvenile Delinquency in the Progressive Era," Harvard Educational Review 48 (1978)

Schlossman, Steven. "Juvenile Justice in the Age of Jackson," Teacher's College Record 76 (1974)

Schultz, J. Lawrence. "The Cycle of Juvenile Court History," Crime and Delinquency 19 (1973)

Sedlak, M. W. "Young Women and the City: Adolescent Deviance and the Transformation of Educational Policy, 1870-1960," History of Education Quarterly 23 (1983)

Shelden, Randall G. "Origins of the Juvenile Court in Memphis, Tennessee, 1900-1910," Tennessee Historical Quarterly 52 (1993)

Wood, Sharon E. "Savage Girls: The 1899 Riot at the Mitchellville Girls School," Iowa Heritage Illustrated 80 (1999)


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