ERIC Number: EJ414037
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Bureaucrats and Entrepreneurs: Institutional Responses to Deviant Children in the United States, 1890-1920s.
Sutton, John R.
American Journal of Sociology, v95 n6 p1367-1400 May 1990
Probes the rise in juvenile incarceration in the United States during the 1890s to 1920s and the trend toward privatization of juvenile detention centers. Develops a political model that focuses on the politics of national charities movement and on the variations among the different states regarding the building of youth facilities. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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