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Superpredators

  • By: Sherrise Y. Truesdale-Moore
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Superpredator is a term coined by John Dilulio to capture the spirit of immoral, violent, and out-of-control juveniles. In a 1995 article titled “The Coming of the Super-Predators,” Dilulio predicted that the juvenile crime and delinquency rates were headed for ...

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