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ERIC Number: EJ246500
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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Discrepant Assumptions in Empirical Research: The Case of Juvenile Court Screening.
Needleman, Carolyn
Social Problems, v28 n3 p247-62 Feb 1981
Contrary to most sociological researchers' assumptions, (1) intake workers in juvenile courts regard court appearance as the more lenient screening option; (2) base their screening decisions on considerations not directly related to the individual offender; and (3) develop records that deliberately obscure their actual case handling. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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