ERIC Number: EJ662169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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When Getting Tough Means Getting Tougher: Historical and Conceptual Understandings of Juveniles of Color Sentenced as Adults in the United States.
Hopson, Rodney K.; Obidah, Jennifer E.
Journal of Negro Education, v71 n3 p158-74 Sum 2002
Examines problems with juvenile crime and justice for juveniles of color, suggesting patterns in the failing notions of rehabilitation on this marginalized population. Highlights where getting tough means getting tougher, examining dominant explanations regarding disparity in incarceration rates. Asserts that conceptions of race deserve more attention in the context of sentencing research, using recent cases to document recurring patterns and trends following juveniles of color in the 21st century. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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