Family Disintegration and the Delinquent Boy in the United States

Ernest H. Shideler
1918 Journal of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology  
Over 25,000 Population. Of these four points, it seems advisable for several reasons to limit the present paper to the first and the last. The results of the tabulation of the information on the other two points will be presented at some future time. The writer then hopes to include a paper covering the same facts for delinquent girls in the United States and to present a comparison of the statistics for boys and girls. Within two weeks, replies had been received from the majority of the north
more » ... ority of the north central and eastern states. In general, the superintendents were very courteous in furnishing the desired information, notwithstanding that in some cases it required considerable clerical work, especially where the annual report had not been prepared or published. Of the forty-nine possible returns (forty-eight states and the District of Columbia), thirty-seven were represented among the replies received. Of these thirty-seven, nine stated either that they had no 6A Case Study of Delinquent Boys (1907), Mabel Carter Rhoades.
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