The Potential for Fundamental Change in Juvenile Justice: Implementing an Alternative Approach to Problem Youth
Understanding crime, criminals, and criminal justice from a radical/critical perspective is indispensable in todays academic, applied research, and policy sectors. Neglect of this approach leads to narrow-mindedness and the probability of repeating past mistakes or reinventing the wheel. Cutting the Edge by Jeffrey Ian Ross will encourage individuals and organiations, especially students and instructors, to innovatively identify ways of experimenting with new policy initiatives designed to improve not only criminal justice, but social and human justice as well.
Preston Elrod. "The Potential for Fundamental Change in Juvenile Justice: Implementing an Alternative Approach to Problem Youth" Cutting the Edge: Current Perspectives in Radical/Critical Criminology (2nd ed). Ed. Jeffrey Ian Ross. Edison, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2009. 121-153.