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Boot Camps, Juvenile

  • By: Peggy A. Engram
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Juvenile boot camps are residential facilities for adolescents who have broken the law or who have been labeled delinquent. The model for juvenile boot camps is taken from military training camps where the emphasis is on socialization for military life. The ...

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