Book , Print in English

City of courts : socializing justice in Progressive Era Chicago

Michael Willrich.
  • Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • xxxix, 332 pages : illustrations portraits ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • I: Transformations
  • The price of justice
  • A managerial revolution
  • Rethinking responsibility for a social age
  • Socializing the law
  • II: Practices
  • Interlude: Socializes law in action
  • "Keep sober, work, and support his family": the court of domestic relations
  • "To protect her from the greed as well as the passions of man": the morals court
  • "Upon the threshold of manhood": the boys' court
  • "Keep the life stream pure": the psychopathic laboratory
  • III: Misgivings
  • America's first war on crime.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0521790824 (cased)
  • 052179403X (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2004303084
  • OCLC: 51271734