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ERIC Number: ED199626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Pages: 175
Abstractor: N/A
Forum on Deinstitutionalization: Selected Readings on Children in Adult Jails and Lockups.
Illinois Univ., Urbana.
These selected readings provide a compendium of recent literature and research on the issue of incarcerating juveniles in adult jails and lockups. Topics and problems explored include: (1) legislative attempts to deal with the problem and community response to this attempt; (2) the relationship between lawsuits and the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of 1974; (3) a recommendation to amend the JJDPA; (4) a position statement of the National Coalition for Jail Reform; (5) juvenile service centers; (6) the incarceration of juveniles in Florida; (7) the presence of children in adult jails as a basis for citizen action; and (8) a discussion of questions which have been raised regarding the JJDPA of 1980. (RC)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana.
Note: For related documents, see CG 015 061-062.