SOC 3710 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Progressive Era, Middleground, Heredity
Canada has had 3 past legislative regimes: the juvenile delinquents act (jda) of. 1908, young offenders act (yoa) of 1984, and youth criminal justice act (ycja) of. The development of modern juvenile justice systems from little adults to misguided children : the changing role and status of children in western society. Ari s: states that before 17th century (middle ages), not big distinction between ages and were integrated in social life the same as adults. Education was also seen as an apprenticeship to learn the trade from an adult. High infant mortality rates stopped people from investing emotionally in their kids. Shared all aspects of existence with them instead of giving moral rules, and they were sociable and happy. Europe rst to have concern for moral welfare of children, which lead to childhood becoming a transitional period and education came before apprenticeship. Then believed children were innocent and had to have careful preparation for harsh and sinful adult world.