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Date of Award

1976

Document Type

Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Department

Graduate School

First Advisor

W. Preston Gleason

First Committee Member

[?]

Second Committee Member

William P. Bacon

Third Committee Member

Heath Lowry

Fourth Committee Member

M. Lewis Mason

Abstract

PROBLEM: Juvenile court judges in Solano County, California, allocate delinquent. students to educational proqrarms of either a short term nature (Juvenile Hall School) or a long term nature (California Youth Authority). In allocating these students, on what bases do the judges make their decisions?

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the comparative importance of information about educational, socio-economic, familial, and judicial administrative variables in the allocation decision.

Pages

156

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