Comparative Youth Justice by John Muncie, Barry Goldson

By John Muncie, Barry Goldson

Comparative formative years Justice is the 1st publication to severely think about modern juvenile justice reform in England and Wales and throughout a variety of different western jurisdictions together with the U.S., Canada, France, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Scotland, Japan, Italy and Finland. In doing so, it identifies significant overseas ameliorations in juvenile coverage and perform. despite the fact that, modern adolescence Justice isn't easily an try to record nationwide similarities and adjustments, yet appears seriously at how worldwide tendencies are translated on the neighborhood point. This ebook additionally examines how formative years justice is applied in perform on the way to selling swap in addition to mirrored image.

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Since both repenalization and adulteration were in full-swing in Canada by the mid-1990s, the introduction of a new supposedly ‘tougher’ legislative regime heralded in the YCJA actually represents more of a continuation of an already established trend than a radical departure from the past. In the next section, we look in more detail at specific provisions of the YCJA that reflect the further dismantling of traditional ‘child-welfare’ oriented juvenile court procedures that were originally designed ‘to protect young people from the stigma and formality of adult justice’ (Muncie, 2005: 39).

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