juvenile court and the progressives by Victoria Getis

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

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  • Illinois,
  • Chicago,
  • United States


  • Juvenile courts -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History,
  • Social work with children -- Law and legislation -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States -- History,
  • Progressivism (United States politics)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-207) and index.

Book details

StatementVictoria Getis.
LC ClassificationsKFX1248 .G48 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL48708M
ISBN 100252025725
LC Control Number99050655

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