The Juvenile Justice System in India

From Welfare to Rights
Author: Ved Kumari
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198065777
Category: Law
Page: 406
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The book explores socio-legal and human rights dimensions of Juvenile Justice System (JJS) in India. Addressing the issue from a wide range of perspectives--sociological, demographic, legislative, judicial, and interventionist--The Juvenile Justice System in India attempts a macro level examination of these issues in a multidimensional perspective. The study identifies the nature, scope, and structure of JJS, and analyzes and identifies the stumbling blocks in its development in India. The author draws together various strands of complex and diverse issues where substantive and procedural lacunae relating to JJS is debated and measures suggested. The Juvenile Justice System in India provides a comparative analysis of provisions of earlier enactment for evolving a comprehensive and integrated Juvenile Justice System in view of the vision and concerns of the lawmakers as also the pattern of implementation under the earlier legislation.

Juvenile justice in India

policy, programme, and perspective
Author: S. P. Srivastava
Publisher: South Asia Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 302
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Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

An International Bibliography
Author: Clayton A. Hartjen,S. Priyadarsini
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313320989
Category: Reference
Page: 600
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Compiles an extensive list of works on youth crime around the globe.

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice


Author: Marvin D. Krohn,Jodi Lane
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118513185
Category: Social Science
Page: 664
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This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to come Addresses developments in theory, research, and policy, as well as cultural changes and legal shifts Contains summaries of juvenile justice trends from around the world, including the US, the Netherlands, Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and China Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, community-based sanctions and reentry, victimization, and fear of crime

Juvenile Justice

Process and Systems
Author: Gus Martin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761930822
Category: Social Science
Page: 457
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Juvenile Justice: Process and Systems is an ideal textbook for those who wish to explore the theory and practice of providing justice to juveniles. Author Gus Martin introduces readers to juvenile justice in the contemporary era, while providing a contextual grounding in the historical origins of modern process and systems. This book is a review of institutions, procedures, and theories that are specifically directed toward addressing the problems of juvenile deviance and victimization.

Juvenile Justice System


Author: N.A
Publisher: Universal Law Publishing
ISBN: 9788175348219
Category: Children's rights
Page: 334
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The Police and Delinquency in India


Author: James Vadackumchery
Publisher: APH Publishing
ISBN: 9788170247258
Category: Juvenile delinquency
Page: 181
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Juvenile Delinquency and Indian Justice System


Author: Nripendra L. Mitra
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788171000227
Category: Juvenile corrections
Page: 516
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Police Abuse and Killings of Street Children in India


Author: Arvind Ganesan,Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
ISBN: 9781564322050
Category: Social Science
Page: 189
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The laws of India

Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective


Author: Franklin E. Zimring,Maximo Langer,David S. Tanenhaus
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479843881
Category: Law
Page: 416
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An unprecedented comparison of juvenile justice systems across the globe, Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective brings together original contributions from some of the world's leading voices. While American scholars may have extensive knowledge about other justice systems around the world and how adults are treated, juvenile justice systems and the plight of youth who break the law throughout the world is less often studied. This important volume fills a large gap in the study of juvenile justice by providing an unprecedented comparison of criminal justice and juvenile justice systems across the world, looking for points of comparison and policy variance that can lead to positive change in the United States. Distinguished criminology scholars Franklin Zimring, Máximo Langer, and David Tanenhaus, and the contributors cover countries from Western Europe to rising powers like China, India, and countries in Latin America. The book discusses important issues such as the relationship between political change and juvenile justice, the common labels used to unify juvenile systems in different regions and in different forms of government, the types of juvenile systems that exist and how they differ, and more. Furthermore, the book uses its data on criminal versus juvenile justice in a wide variety of nations to create a new explanation of why separate juvenile and criminal courts are felt to be necessary.

Juvenile Justice Systems

International Perspectives
Author: John Winterdyk
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 9781551302027
Category: Social Science
Page: 556
View: 1999
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By the year 2000 more than 50% of the world population will be under the age of 15 (9th UN Congress, 1995). Youth crime is increasing around the world (9th UN Congress, 1995). In September 1997, Canadian Justice Minister, Anne McLellan, declared youth justice as a top priority. These and similar facts speak to the urgency for society to study youth crime and examine youth justice systems from a comparative perspective. As our world gets smaller, we discover the urgency and importance of sharing and learning at a global level. This collection offers a unique opportunity to examine six different juvenile justice systems and youth crime around the world. All eleven articles are original contributions from a distinguished set of experts on juvenile justice in their respective countries. Each contribution examines a set of common elements: defining delinquency, describing the nature and extent of youth crime, examining the administration of youth justice, and discussing issues confronting youth crime. This groundbreaking book will be of interest to students, criminologists, and criminal justice policy-makers who are interested in improving the intervention, treatment, and prevention of youth crime, and the administration of youth justice.

Crime and Justice in India


Author: N. Prabha Unnithan
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 8132118359
Category: Social Science
Page: 476
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Criminology and criminal justice is in its infancy in India. This book attempts to examine India's crime problem in detail and document if and how its criminal justice system has responded to emerging challenges and opportunities. The objective is to move beyond mere observations and thoughtful opinions, and make contributions that are the next steps in the development of an empirical (or evidence-based) criminology and criminal justice on this vast and diverse country-by focusing on research that is both balanced and precise. This book brings together a diverse set of 32 academics from India, the US, and the UK who have authored 19 chapters on many aspects of crime and justice in India. The organizational components or sectors of the criminal justice system are the police, the courts, and corrections. The studies collected here provide balanced coverage of the entire criminal justice system and not just one component of it. The first section of this book consists of overviews of several major issues that affect the entire criminal justice system. Section Two considers topics related to the gateway of the criminal justice system, policing. Section Three takes up the operational problems of criminal law and courts and Section Four deals with the difficult question of punishment and correction, the last part of the criminal justice system.

Comparative Delinquency

India and the United States
Author: Clayton A. Hartjen,Sesha Kethineni
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815321378
Category: Social Science
Page: 228
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Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.

Human Rights in Pre-trial Detention


Author: Chandr Mohan Upadhyay
Publisher: APH Publishing
ISBN: 9788170249986
Category: Civil rights
Page: 212
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Juvenile Delinquency And Justice System


Author: Biranchi Narayan Mishra
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Juvenile delinquency
Page: 152
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A Wasicu (White Man) in Indian Country


Author: Jim Murray
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469139405
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 199
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JAMES M. MURRAY PhD. Professor Emeritus (Economics) University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Born on the Turtle Mountain Indian reservation in North Dakota (1932) Lived on Pine Ridge reservation in S.D. (1938-42); Crow Indian reservation (1945-49); Fort Totten reservation in N.D.(l949-50). Taught at five Universities the last being the Univ. of Wi.-Green Bay (1969-'93) Authored 50 articles and monographs, many of which were published. Served as a consultant to Native American Nations, corporations and government entities. (1958-1995)

Children and Borders


Author: S. Spyrou,M. Christou
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113732631X
Category: Social Science
Page: 297
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This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children's lives and how children play a constitutive role in the social life of borders.