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Contribution to Book
Gender and Culturally Grounded Practice
Juvenile justice sourcebook (2014)
  • Keva M. Miller, Portland State University
  • Ben Anderson-Nathe, Portland State University
  • Jana Meinhold
Abstract
Juvenile justice has long grappled with its parallel aims of rehabilitation and accountability. The system is rife with tensions related to the principle of blindness in justice amid clear disproportionality in the involvement of youth of color in juvenile corrections. It also faces changes in the involvement of girls in corrections and the need for more critical attention to the role of gender (masculinities and femininities) in juvenile justice practices. This chapter highlights these trends, focusing on how gender, race, and culture play out and must be addressed more directly in contemporary juvenile corrections, with attention to both entry into the system and treatment under its supervision. We include vignettes to illustrate these challenges and facilitate discussion about current and potential future policy/practice responses to them.
Keywords
  • Juvenile courts -- United States
Disciplines
Publication Date
2014
Editor
Wesley T. Church II, David W. Springer, Albert R. Roberts
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Citation Information
Keva M. Miller, Ben Anderson-Nathe and Jana Meinhold. "Gender and Culturally Grounded Practice" 2ndJuvenile justice sourcebook (2014) p. 581 - 606
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ben_anderson-nathe/28/