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Depraved or Deprived?


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Gee, Officer Krupke we're very upset;
We never had the love that every child oughta get.
We ain't no delinquents, we're misunderstood.
Deep down inside us there is good!
(From 'West Side Story' by permission of Chappel & Co)

It is important not to continue the common supposition that the delinquent is no different from the maladjusted or deprived child (Home Office Psychiatrist)

A survey of current thinking about the treatment of young offenders, in the light of the changes brought about by the Children and Young Persons Act 1969, which came into force on 1 January this year.
Written and introduced by STANLEY WILLIAMSON


Unknown: Mark Carlisle
Unknown: Baroness Wootton
Unknown: Walter Birmingham
Unknown: Dr Richard Sparks
Unknown: J.W. Freeman
Unknown: Sam Trench
Introduced By: Stanley Williamson

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