Jack-roller

a delinquent boy"s own story. by Clifford R. Shaw

Written in English
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The Jack-Roller tells the story of Stanley, a pseudonym Clifford Shaw gave to his informant and co-author, Michael Peter Majer. Stanley was sixteen years old when Shaw met him in and had recently been released from the Illinois State Reformatory at Pontiac, after serving a one-year sentence for burglary and jack-rolling (mugging), Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a.

The "Jack-Roller" helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in CONTENTS; I.

Value of Delinquent Boy's Own Story by: The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a delinquent—his experiences /5.

The Jack Roller Summary: Aftermath and Return to Offending. This is the point where the book ends. The book was such a classic that fifty years after the initial study, another criminologist, namely Snodgrass, went looking for Stanley to see how the rest of his life had been.

The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in /5(13). The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research.

The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in.