Educational and Social Reforms for African American Juvenile Delinquents in 19th Century New York City and Philadelphia

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Abstract

This article identifies some of the earliest known examples of juvenile justice for African American juvenile delinquents in 19th century New York City and Philadelphia. It extends our understanding and raises questions about the quality and type of reform African American youth accused of crime received in these cities and the early purposes of juvenile reformatories in urban American.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-117
JournalThe Journal of Negro Education
Volume71
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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