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Child Savers: Invention of Delinquency Anthony M. Platt

Child Savers: Invention of Delinquency

Anthony M. Platt

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Anthony Platts study, a chronicle of the child-saving movement and the juvenile court, explodes myth after myth about the benign character of both. The movement is described not as an effort to liberate and dignify youth but as a punitive, romantic,