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Negro and White Male Institutionalized Delinquents

Sidney Axelrad
American Journal of Sociology
Vol. 57, No. 6 (May, 1952), pp. 569-574
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2772219
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Abstract

A group of Negro and a group of white delinquents in the same institutions were compared. The hypothesis that the courts commit on a differential basis was verified. The groups differed in age, number and seriousness of offenses, previous institutionalization, and family pattern.

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