Advertisement

American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 171–182 | Cite as

Juvenile offenders' diversion potential as a function of police perceptions

  • J. Kraus
  • S. L. Hasleton
Article

Keywords

Social Psychology Health Psychology Juvenile Offender Diversion Potential Police Perception 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Barrett, D. R., Brown, W. J. T., & Cramer, J. M. The police, state courts, and individualized justice.Harvard Law Review, 1965/66,79, 775–810.Google Scholar
  2. Bennett, T. The social distribution of criminal labels.British Journal of Criminology, 1979,19, 134–145.Google Scholar
  3. Black, D. J. Production of crime rates.American Sociological Review, 1970,35, 733–748.Google Scholar
  4. Black, D. J., & Reiss, A. Police control of juveniles.American Sociological Review, 1970,35, 63–77.Google Scholar
  5. Cicourel, A. V.The social organization ofjuvenilejustice. New York: Wiley, 1968.Google Scholar
  6. Clark, J. P., & Wenninger, E. P. The attitude of juveniles toward the legal institution.Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology and Police Science, 1964,55, 482–489.Google Scholar
  7. Ditchfield, J. A.Police cautioning in England and Wales. London: H.M.S.O., 1976.Google Scholar
  8. Friedrich, R. J.The impact of organizational, individual, and situational factors on police behaviour. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan, 1977.Google Scholar
  9. Gawn, J., Mott, J., & Tarling, R. Dealing with juvenile offenders in a new town, 1966/67 and 1973.Justice of Peace, 1977,141, 279–280.Google Scholar
  10. Gibson, H. B. Self-reported delinquency among schoolboys, and their attitude to the police.British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 1967,6, 168–173.Google Scholar
  11. Hancock, L. Police discretion in Victoria: the police decision to prosecute.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 1978,14, 33–40.Google Scholar
  12. Hohenstein, W. H. Factors influencing the police disposition of juvenile offenders. In T. Sellin & M. E. Wolfgang (Eds.),Delinquency. New York: Wiley, 1969.Google Scholar
  13. Klapmuts, N. Diversion from the justice system.Crime and Delinquency Literature, 1974,6, 108–131.Google Scholar
  14. Klein, M. W. Labeling, deterrence, and recidivism: A study of police dispositions of juvenile offenders.Social Problems, 1974,22, 292–303.Google Scholar
  15. Kraus, J. Police caution of juvenile offenders: A research note.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 1981,14, 91–94.Google Scholar
  16. La Fave, W. A. The police and non-enforcement of the law.Wisconsin Law Review, 1962, 104–137.Google Scholar
  17. Lundman, R. J. Routine police arrest practices: A commonweal perspective.Social Problems, 1974,22, 127–144.Google Scholar
  18. Lundman, R. J., Sykes, R. E., & Clark, J. P. Police control of juveniles: A replication.Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1978,15, 74–91.Google Scholar
  19. Mack, J. A. Police juvenile liaison schemes.Police Review, 1967, March 5.Google Scholar
  20. McNemar, Q.Psychological statistics. New York: Wiley, 1962.Google Scholar
  21. Meyerhoff, H. L., & Meyerhoff, B. G. Field observations of middle class ‘gangs’.Social Forces, 1964,42, 328–336.Google Scholar
  22. Neivens, P. C. Juvenile bureau of the metropolitan police, Greater London.International Journal of Offender Therapy, 1971,15, 114–120.Google Scholar
  23. Nie, N. H., Hull, G. H., Jenkins, J. G., Steinbrenner, K., & Bent, D. H.Statistical package for the social sciences. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975.Google Scholar
  24. Patchett, K. W., & McClean, J. D. Decision making in juvenile cases.Criminal Law Review, 1965, 699–710.Google Scholar
  25. Piliavin, L. & Briar, S. Police encounters with juveniles.American Journal of Sociology, 1964,70, 206–214.Google Scholar
  26. The police and children. Liverpool: Liverpool City Police, 1962.Google Scholar
  27. Police warnings. A report by the Scottish Advisory Council on the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders. Edinburgh: H.M.S.O., 1945.Google Scholar
  28. Rose, G., & Hamilton, R. A. Effects of a juvenile liaison scheme.British Journal of Criminology, 1970,10, 5–20.Google Scholar
  29. Sebba, L. Decision-making in juvenile cases—a comment.Criminal Law Review, 1967, 347–355.Google Scholar
  30. Sherman, L. W. Causes of police behaviour: The current state of quantitative research.Journal of Research to Crime and Delinquency, 1980,17, 69–100.Google Scholar
  31. Simpson, J. The police and juvenile delinquency.British Journal of Criminology, 1968,8, 119–129.Google Scholar
  32. Somerville, J. G. A study of the preventive aspects of police work with juveniles.Criminal Law Review, 1969, 407–414.Google Scholar
  33. Steer, D.Police cautions—a study in the exercise of police discretion. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1970.Google Scholar
  34. Sundeen, R. A. Police professionalization and community attachments and diversion of juveniles.Criminology, 1974,11, 570–580.Google Scholar
  35. Vanagunas, S. Police diversion of juvenile offenders: An ambiguous state of the art.Federal Probation, 1979,43, 48–52.Google Scholar
  36. Waldo, G. P., & Hall, N. E. Delinquency potential and attitudes toward the criminal justice system.Social Forces, 1970,49, 291–298.Google Scholar
  37. Werner, J. S., Minkin, B. L., Minkin, N., Fixsen, D. C., Phillips, E. L., & Wolf, M. M. ‘Intervention package’. An analysis to prepare juvenile delinquents for encounters with police officers.Criminal Justice and Behaviour, 1975,2, 55–84.Google Scholar
  38. Westley, W. A. Violence and the police.American Journal of Sociology, 1953,59, 34–41.Google Scholar
  39. Wheeler, S., Cottrell, L. S., & Romasco, A. Juvenile delinquency. Its prevention and control. InTask force report: Juvenile delinquency and youth crime. The President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Kraus
    • 1
  • S. L. Hasleton
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Youth and Community ServicesSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.University of SydneyAustralia

Personalised recommendations