Reform of Reformatories and Industrial Schools (Classic Reprint)

Reform of Reformatories and Industrial Schools (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Reform of Reformatories and Industrial Schools The vast majority of these juveniles are admitted between the ages of twelve and sixteen, either with one previous conviction or without previous conviction. It would, however, be a great mistake to imagine that those sent without previous conviction are first offenders. They are really old offenders who have hitherto managed to evade the clutches of the law, or have been previously charged but, with a view to leniency, not convicted. The genuine first offenders among juveniles are rarely, except on very serious charges, sent to either reformatory or prison. The average sentence served before release on licence is nearly-three and a half years so that the average age on release would be nearly eighteen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • English
  • 6 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243094000
  • 9780243094004