Juvenile Courts and Truancy

  • Ian Berg
  • Imogen Brown
  • Roy Hullin
Part of the Research in Criminology book series (RESEARCH CRIM.)


There are two principal ways in which children who fail to attend school satisfactorily get taken to juvenile court. The first is on account of associated juvenile delinquency, that is, as a result of offenses they have committed. The second is because of the school attendance problem, when education authorities take this course of action. Two investigations carried out in Leeds were concerned with these respective means whereby truants get to court. They are outlined in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Berg
    • 1
  • Imogen Brown
    • 1
  • Roy Hullin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of LeedsLeedsEngland
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of LeedsLeedsEngland

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