HARVARD HISTORICAL STUDIES
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Harvard Historical Studies 142

The Battle for Children

World War II, Youth Crime, and Juvenile Justice in Twentieth-Century France

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$89.00 • £71.95 • €80.00

ISBN 9780674007550

Publication Date: 07/09/2002

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 1 table

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. From Child Criminals to Juvenile Delinquents, 1810–1939
  • 2. The Experience of World War II for Children and Adolescents
  • 3. The Wartime Juvenile Crime Wave as Manifested in the Courts
  • 4. The Juvenile Delinquency Establishment during the War
  • 5. Progressive Change in an Authoritarian Regime: Vichy’s Reforms
  • 6. The Victory of Juvenile Justice Reform, 1945 to the Present
  • Appendix: Informational Sheet
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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