Rousseaux, Xavier

Youth and Justice in Western States, 1815-1950

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jean Trépanier, Xavier Rousseaux

Part I. An International Overview

2. The Roots and Development of Juvenile Justice: An International Overview
Jean Trépanier

Part II. Nineteenth Century Responses to Juvenile Delinquency: Punishment, Reform and Child Protection

3. The Origins of Informal Juvenile Court Practices and of the Juvenile Reformatory in England, 1815–1855
Peter King

4. From Punishment to Reform: Boys in Gaol and Reform Institutions, Montreal, 1853–1921
François Fenchel, Jean Trépanier, Sylvie Ménard

5. “Endangered” Children and the Montreal Ladies’ Benevolent Society Industrial School, 1883–1921
Janice Harvey

Part III. A New Institution in the Welfare Era: Juvenile Court Policies and Practices

6. Between Great Expectations and Hard Times: The First Decade of the Geneva Children’s Penal Court, 1914–1925
Joëlle Droux, Mariama Kaba

7. The Practice of the Juvenile Judge in the Netherlands: The Family Supervision Order as a Response to the Sexual Misbehaviour of Minors, 1922–1940
Ingrid Bij, Jeroen J. H. Dekker

8. A ‘Wayward’ or ‘Incorrigible’ Youth? Juvenile Crime and Correctional Education in Post-war Germany, 1945–1953
David Meeres

9. Youth Delinquency Redefined: The Practice of Scientific Observation and Diagnosis Within the Framework of Belgian Child Protection, 1913–1960
Jenneke Christiaens

Part IV. Children and Families Before the Juvenile Court

10. Girls’ Journeys to the Juvenile Court, Antwerp, 1912–1933
Margo De Koster

11. Juvenile Delinquency in Wartime and Peacetime: The Activity of the Belgian Juvenile Courts, 1912–1950
Aurore François

12. The Price of Virtue: Socio-Judicial Regulation of Juvenile Sexuality in France During the First Half of the Twentieth Century
David Niget

13. Children and Their Families in the Montreal Juvenile Delinquents Court, 1912–1950: Actors or Spectators of Their Own Fate?
Jean Trépanier

14. Conclusion: Towards a Transnational History of Youth in Justice Systems
Jean Trépanier, Xavier Rousseaux

Keywords: History, Modern History, Social History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Legal History, Crime and Society

Publication year
World Histories of Crime, Culture and Violence
Page amount
15 pages
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