Juvenile Delinquency and the Limits of Western Influence, 1850–2000

  • Heather Ellis

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. 1 Introduction: Constructing Juvenile Delinquency in a Global Context

  3. Colonial Contexts

  4. Juvenile Delinquency and Transnational Migration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Miroslava Chávez-Garcîa
      Pages 93-118
  5. Juvenile Delinquency and War: Early Twentieth-Century Perspectives

  6. Cold War Contexts

  7. Juvenile Delinquency and the Post-War State

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 276-280

About this book


This volume brings together a wide range of case studies from across the globe, written by some of the leading scholars in the field, to explore the complex ways in which historical understandings of childhood and juvenile delinquency have been constructed in a global context.


Juvenile delinquency the West juvenile justice youth justice history of childhood youth crime global history Germany Migration reform youth

Authors and affiliations

  • Heather Ellis
    • 1
  1. 1.Liverpool Hope UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46792-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34952-1
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