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Disproportionate Confinement of African-American Juvenile Delinquents (Criminal Justice (Lfb Scholarly Publishing Llc).)

by John K. Mooradian

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Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Juvenile detention,
  • Discrimination in juvenile jus,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Criminology,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Penology,
  • African American juvenile deli,
  • African American juvenile delinquents,
  • Discrimination in juvenile justice administration

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9493210M
    ISBN 101931202699
    ISBN 109781931202695

    DISPROPORTIONATE MINORITY CONFINEMENT Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System. gram of the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (the “Delinquency Prevention Act”) from African-American and White youth. Other data cannot be accessed without a man-ual search of court records, many of which.   Disproportionate Minority Confinement of African-American Juvenile Delinquency. New York, NY DC: U.S. Department of Justice. Google Scholar. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, US Dept. of Justice. S. N., McManus, H. D. () Weapon and drug offenses and juvenile disproportionate minority contact: An impact.

    The Coalition for Juvenile Justice, in conjunction with Community Research Associates, and the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention hosted a conference on this issue in February The articles in this collection were written for that conference. Although the epilogue suggests that this “story about African American children and an early juvenile justice system” is connected to later developments, ultimately The Criminalization of Black Children is a fine-tuned social and cultural history that eschews offering solutions to the problem of disproportionate minority contact and.

    A growing number of states are re-examining and amending juvenile detention policies and alternatives to incarceration to reduce unnecessary reliance on secure confinement. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of (JJDPA) is a United States federal law providing formula grants to states that follow a series of federal protections on the care and treatment of youth in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.


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Get this from a library. Disproportionate confinement of African-American juvenile delinquents. [John K Mooradian] -- Annotation Mooradian (social work, Michigan State U.) investigates the factors impacting out-of- home placement measures among African-Americans caught up in juvenile justice system.

He argues that. Read the full-text online edition of Disproportionate Confinement of African-American Juvenile Delinquents ().

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Disproportionate confinement of African-American juvenile delinquents. [John K Mooradian] -- Mooradian finds that the disproportionate number of African-American youth who are confined as juvenile delinquents is not purely a product of their delinquent acts. In analyses of real-world social.

Beginning with Fiscal Year funds, as a condition of full participation in the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act Formula Grants Program, States must determine whether disproportionate minority confinement exists, identify the causes, and develop and implement corrective action.

Mooradian's work explores complex personal, familial, societal, and juvenile-justice factors leading to the disproportionate confinement of African American youth. Mooradian finds that the disproportionate number of African-American youth who are confined as juvenile delinquents is not purely a product of their delinquent acts.

disproportionate arrest and confinement of African American males emerged as early as the s. By the s dispro-portionate minority confinement (DMC) among African American youth was a troubling and identifiable issue. Despite the empirical age of DMC, it continues to be prevalent in the U.S.

juvenile jus-tice system. Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Literature from through Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Differences in arrest rates and processing of juvenile offenders are the residue of policies and practices that have disparate impact on communities of color.

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC): States are required to show that they are implementing juvenile delinquency prevention programs designed to reduce—without establishing or requiring numerical standards or quotas—the disproportionate number of minorities confined in their juvenile.

A significant challenge facing the juvenile justice system is the task of transitioning and reintegrating juveniles from youth corrections facilities back into the community.

This challenge, in part, is related to determining whether the referred community programs are effective. This article summarizes the literature on the effectiveness of community programs for juveniles involved in the.

Racial disparities in the juvenile justice system, more commonly known as disproportionate minority contact (DMC), are the overrepresentation, disparity, and disproportionate numbers of youth of color entering and moving deeper into the juvenile justice system.

There has been some legislative attention to the issue since the implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency. African-American youth made up 15 percent of the general juvenile population in and While in African-American juveniles were housed in detention facilities at a rate times greater than the rate for their White peers, in their detention rate was eight times greater (Wordes & Jones,p.

Between and 1 OVERVIEW 1 Purpose of the Study 2 Organization of the Book 5 2 DISPROPORTIONATE CONFINEMENT OF AFRICAN- AMERICAN MALE DELINQUENTS 7 Research on Disproportionate Minority Confinement 8 Afrocentric Perspective 11 Special Circumstances of African-American Youth 13 3 MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN DELINQUENCY INTERVENTION, POLICY, AND THEORY 17 The Invention of Delinquency.

This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states--California--as a case study for examining racism in the treatment of incarcerated young people of color.

Using rich new untapped archives, States of Delinquency is the first book to explore the experiences of young Mexican Americans, African Americans, and. • Findings: Available data from all but one of the 50 United States indicate a disproportionate level of incarceration of youth classified as African American in juvenile justice facilities.

Although the United States federal government enacted policy reforms in that require states which receive federal funds to decrease the proportion. According to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of (), "minority populations" are defined as American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.

DMC: Disproportionate Minority Contact. Part II of the volume presents articles on Disproportionate Minority Confinement, the history of race in juvenile justice, gangs, the role of domestic violence in juvenile justice, and juveniles and the death penalty.

The volume concludes with an article that examines delinquency prevention and. These include the Federal Disproportionate Minority Contact mandate of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative model, and the.

the issue of Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC). The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of broadened the scope of the DMC initiative from "disproportionate minority confinement" to "disproportionate minority contact”.

Specifically, the law requires participating states to “address juvenile delinquency prevention. African American youth are four times more likely to be incarcerated than white youth. In short-term juvenile detention facilities, 42 percent of inmates are African American, 25 percent are Latino and 30 percent are white.

In long-term secure juvenile facilities, 40 percent of inmates are African American, 29 percent are Latino and 32 percent. Race and Juvenile Justice in Ohio: The Overrepresentation and Disproportionate Confinement of African-American and Hispanic Youth,3 which was submitted to the Office of Criminal Justice Services of the State of Ohio.

The study recommended the following actions be taken to reduce the overrepresentation of minorities in.The JJDPA, established in to provide federal standards for the custody and care of youth in the juvenile justice system, was updated twenty years ago with the “Disproportionate Minority Confinement” (DMC) provision requiring states to address the disproportionate confinement of youth of color at key points in the juvenile justice system.Policy Update from the National Juvenile Justice Network | September >> Download the policy update on reducing racial and ethnic disparities here.

Crime policies and school, police, and juvenile court practices have led to a disproportionate focus on—and more punitive responses to—the behavior of youth of color.[i] Despite the fact that crime rates and youth confinement have fallen.