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Negro and White Male Institutionalized Delinquents
American Journal of Sociology
Vol. 57, No. 6 (May, 1952), pp. 569-574
Published by: The University of Chicago Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2772219
Page Count: 6
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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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