Juvenile justice, Administration of
-- Trials, litigation, etc.
The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected
books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject.
The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by
Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically
selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo
Online Databases (RHC Students
Text-only version for printing
Web Site Links
Building Blocks for Youth (BBY) - Juvenile Justice Issues
This site offers
several factsheets on specific areas of juvenile crime, including
information by state.
FRONTLINE : Juvenile Justice
The Web site for the FRONTLINE PBS television program that
profiled four convicted teenagers who were involved in four separate
crimes. Two were sent to juvenile court and two were sent adult
court. Click on the "Facts, Statistics, and
History" link to access information about the topic of
juveniles tried as adults.
It's Your Right to Know : A Research Guide on Juvenile Justice in
Comprehensive report on juvenile justice in California with links to
other reports, statistics and organizations. Produced by
DataCenter, an organization which provides research to community
activist organizations; funded by the Ford Foundation among other
National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) - FAQs
This "Frequently Asked Questions" page from the National Center
for Juvenile Justice has some excellent information and statistics in
an easy to use format. It offers information about the various
states' juvenile justice issues.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service - Juvenile Justice
This site, from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service,
provides a wealth of information on Juvenile Justice issues.
Topics include gangs, female juvenile delinquents, violence, minority
offenders and much, much more.
Much statistical information is provide, and there are numerous links
to other resources from this excellent site.
Is an "organization which promotes decreased reliance on
incarceration and increased use of more effective and humane
alternatives. It is a nationally known source of criminal
justice policy analysis, data and program information. Its
reports, publications and staff are relied upon by the public,
policymakers and the media."
Databases (Rio Hondo Students only) top
Features updated reports by the Congressional Research
Service on current topics. Enter "juvenile justice" to
bring up reports.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains the full-text to Gale Reference print volumes.
Type in "juvenile justice" to find many book articles.
Controversies @ Facts.com
Features updated reference reports on current topics in the
news. Enter in "juvenile justice."
The following books can be located in the
Rio Hondo College Library.
Encyclopedia of crime & justice
Call number: Ref HV6017.E52 2002
Handbook of children, culture, and violence
Call number: Ref HQ784.V55H34 2006
Juvenile justice : a reference handbook
Call number: HV9104.S448 2005
Juvenile justice in California
Call number: Ref HV9105.C2J87x 2003
Juvenile justice sourcebook : past, present, and future
Call number: Ref HV9104.J868 2004
Suggested Subject Headings
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the
following Library of Congress subject headings:
Juvenile corrections--United States
Juvenile courts--United States
Juvenile delinquents--United States
Juvenile justice, Administration of--United States
Use the box below to search for additional resources in Rio Hondo
The following media can be located in the Rio Hondo College Library,
to be viewed in the Library.
Hard times : teens in maximum security prisons
Call number: Video 000491
Shows prison life at the Western Youth Institution in Morganton,
North Carolina, a prison for juvenile offenders. ABC News Anchor
Diane Sawyer reports through the experiences of four new teenage
inmates--one only 13 years old. A follow-up two years later reveals
the impact of their incarceration on their minds and bodies, best
summed up by the words of one of the four: "This is not the place to
The Rio Hondo College Library
provides online access to full-text articles through our
online databases. Please note: you must be a Rio Hondo College
student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.
The sample searches
and articles below are from the
ProQuest database. If you are viewing this
subject guide from an on-campus computer, simply click on the
links below. To gain access if you are at home or off-campus,
first click here:
https://rioweb.riohondo.edu/library/. Input your student
ID number and password [your birthdate]. You will see a
list of all the online databases to which you have access. Click on ProQuest and enter the database. You may conduct your own
searches at this point or come back to this subject guide and
click on any of the links below:
SUB(juvenile justice) AND SUB(prisons)
SUB(juvenile justice) AND (sentencing)
SUB(juvenile offenders) AND (adults)
SUB(juvenile offenders) AND SUB(criminal sentences)
SUB(juvenile justice) AND (prevention)
SUB(Juvenile offenders) AND SUB( Rehabilitation of criminals)
Researched and evaluated by:
A. Enright, Librarian 12/2002
last update: D. Yashar, Librarian 5/2008