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The Jack-Roller: A Delinquent Boy's Own Story (Phoenix Books)

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Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a delinquent—his experiences, influences, attitudes, and values. The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in 1930.

Table of Contents

I. Value of Delinquent Boy's Own Story

II. History of Stanley's Behavior Difficulties

III. Stanley's Social and Cultural Background

Stanley's Own Story

IV. Starting Down Grade

V. The Baby Bandhouse

VI. Getting Educated

VII. The Lure of the Underworld

VIII. Mingling in High Society

IX. Out, but an Outcast

X. Hitting the Road

XI. Back to My Pals

XII. The House of "Corruption"

XIII. Summary of Case and Social Treatment

Discussion. Ernest W. Burgess

Appendix I

Appendix II

Maps

I. Places of Residence, Male Juvenile Delinquents, 1926

II. Places of Residence, Adult Male Offenders, 1920

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226751269
Designed:
Becker, H.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Designed by:
Becker, H.
Designed:
Becker, H.
Author:
Shaw, Clifford
Author:
Shaw, Clifford R.
Subject:
Child welfare
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Crime and criminals
Subject:
Juvenile delinquency
Subject:
Juvenile delinquency -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Subject:
Child welfare -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Phoenix Books
Publication Date:
19661231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
225
Dimensions:
8.16x5.27x.52 in. .50 lbs.

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