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Author Chávez-García, Miroslava, 1968-
Title States of delinquency [electronic resource] : race and science in the making of California's juvenile justice system / Miroslava Chavez-Garcia.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.
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Description xiv, 290 p.
Series American crossroads.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building juvenile justice institutions in California -- Fred C. Nelles : innovative reformer, conservative eugenicist -- Mildred S. Covert : eugenics field worker, racial pathologist -- Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M. : specimens in scientific research and race betterment -- Otto H. Close : promising leader, complacent bureaucrat -- The legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva : "defective delinquents" or -- Tragic heroes? -- Epilogue: recovering youths' voices -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Whittier State School (Whittier, Calif.)
Preston School of Industry (Ione, Calif.)
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- California -- History.
Minority youth -- California -- History.
Juvenile delinquents -- California -- History.
Crime and race -- California -- History.
Eugenics -- California -- History.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780520271715 (cloth alk. paper)
9780520271722 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780520951556 (e-book)
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