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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.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 290 p.
Series American crossroads
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. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest 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.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780520271715 (cloth alk. paper)
9780520271722 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780520951556 (e-book)

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