Unenlightened efficiency: the administration of the juvenile correction system in New South Wales 1905-1988

Thesis for Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Sydney by Peter Erwin Quinn 1 January 2004

This work traces the history of the juvenile correction system in twentieth century New South Wales, focusing on the evolution of major reforms aimed at curbing delinquency. The study begins in 1905 with the Neglected Children and Juvenile Offenders Act.