EXPLAINING ETHNIC INEQUALITY IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM: An Analysis of the Outcomes of Dutch Prosecutorial Decision Making

Most studies of the treatment of minorities in criminal justice systems show that ethnic minorities are punished more harshly. This paper aims to explain ethnic inequality in prosecutorial decision making in the Dutch juvenile justice system. Based on statistical analyses of 409 case files, it emerg...

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Volume: 49
Main Author: Don Weenink
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Place of publication: OXFORD JOURNALS OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 01.03.2009
Oxford University Press
published in: British journal of criminology Vol. 49; no. 2; pp. 220 - 242
Data of publication: 20090301
ISSN: 0007-0955
EISSN: 1464-3529
Discipline: Social Welfare & Social Work
Online Access: Fulltext
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