Chase S. Burton's scientific contributions

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This essay analyzes inequality and the construction of childhood in the early US juvenile justice system. Although the juvenile justice movement’s best intentions focused on protecting children from neglect and the criminal justice system, historians have argued that protective juvenile justice was unequal and ephemeral. I critically summarize thre...

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... To support this advancement further, nuances of age throughout this review are examined from liminal spaces of, age as a grey area. This approaches age through geographical conceptualizations that frame transitions across or being in, life course categories such as, young people-in-transition (Shubin & Lemke, 2020), 'the ageless' (Sørsveen & Ursin, 2020); the unchildlike child (Burton, 2019); childhood through the margins (Sarmento et al., 2018); the limit figure of childhood (Brown, 2011;Ruddick, 2003), which all complicates measuring age numerically. Additionally, grey areas in this review are approached from the framing of how the subfield of Children's Geographies' theoretical experiences of 'in-betweenness' with other (sub)disciplines, can be used towards further decolonizing Eurocentric agebased research. ...