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Schedule of Readings

Date       Topic

1/29

The evolution of the state role in the care of children: from Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages

The House of Corrections for Boys in the Hospice of Saint Michael in Rome, Sellin pp. 533-553;

2/05

The 18th and 19th Century Origins of Juvenile Justice in America

Juvenile Justice Reform: An Historical Perspective, Sanford Fox pp1-35; 

After the Doors were Locked, Shelden in pp. xvii-xxviii;

2/12

The Expansion of Institutional and Non-institutional Interventions in the 19th century America 

Juvenile Justice Reform: An Historical Perspective, Sanford Fox;

After the Doors were Locked, Shelden in pp. xvii-xxviii;

2/19

The San Francisco Industrial School and the birth of juvenile justice in California.

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 1-38;

2/26

The San Francisco Industrial School and the birth of juvenile justice in California (cont)

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 1-38 (cont);

3/04

TEST I

The Reform School Era and the Creation of the California Juvenile Court

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 41-74;

3/11

The orderly institution and the realities of daily life in the early reform school

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 77-83;

3/18

Eugenics, Intelligence Testing and the Search for the better institution

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 85-119;

3/25

Spring Break

4/01

The Birth of the California Youth Authority and the Revitalization of Institutional Care

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 123-156;

4/08

The Birth of the California Youth Authority and the Revitalization of Institutional Care (cont)

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 123-156 (cont);

4/22

TEST II

Closing the Massachusetts Reform Schools: Laying the Path to Future Reform

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 185-188;

4/29

A System in Turmoil: the California Youth Authority in the 1980s and 1990s 

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 193-216;

5/06

The Farrell Lawsuit and the End of the California Youth Authority: Reforming Juvenile Justice

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 221-241;

5/13

Juvenile Justice Reform In the 21st Century

After the Doors were Locked, Macallair pp. 247-261;

Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment: Three Strategies for Changing Juvenile Justice, Butts and Evans;

5/20        Final Exam
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