Section “Redefining “Childhood”,
1st paragraph, underline words or phrases:
Juvenile court start of child-center reforms universal reforms (child-labor laws; compulsory education laws; the construction of playgrounds, recreation centers, and parks for children; and pioneering work in the area of early childhood education) – reforms
The juvenile court was the start of many reforms and redefined childhood as precious and needing protection.
2nd paragraph, underlined words or phrases:
American vision of childhood scared period in human life No longer “mini adults” accepted that they were different, less culpable for actions amenable to intervention
America’s vision of childhood, as a period of time where intervention is possible.
3rd paragraph, underlined words or phrases:
Chicago reformers civilized society process and punish them government moral responsibility “kind & just parents” (of trained and sensitive judges and probation officers.) – trained adults.
In Chicago, reformers of a civilized society recognized moral responsibilities of adults and the need for individualized attention for each child.
4th paragraph, underlined words:
First juvenile court abused, neglected and dependent children informal, non-adversarial, and closed to the public focus “what could be done to prevent reoffending made confidential
The first Juvenile courts, dealt with unfortunate children, who deserve confidentiality...