ERIC Number: ED199626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
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)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Correctional Institutions, Court Litigation, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Juvenile Courts, Legislation, Social Action, State of the Art Reviews, Youth Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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.