Juvenile crime and dissent in Nazi Vienna, 1938 -1945 / Evan Burr Bukey.

Bukey, Evan Burr, 1940- [Browse]
London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2020.
ix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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Drawing on a wealth of archival sources, Evan Burr Bukey's meticulous new study offers the definitive account of juvenile crime in Nazi-era Vienna. In analyzing the records of juvenile delinquency in Vienna during the Anschluss era, this book explores the impact the Juvenile Criminal Code had on the Viennese youth who were brought before the bench for deviant behavior. Juvenile Crime and Dissent in Nazi Vienna addresses one key question: to what extent did Nazi rule constitute a rupture in the Austrian juvenile justice system? Ultimately this book reveals how, despite National Socialist institutions pervading Austrian society between 1938 and 1945, the survival of the indigenous legal order preserved a sense of regional identity that helps to explain the success of the Second Austrian Republic following the collapse of the Third Reich. [From the publisher].
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Anschluss and Consilidation, 1938 - 1939. -- 2. Nazification: The Impact of Wartime Ordinances on the Austrian Juvenile Penal Code, 1940 -- 1944. -- 3. Juveniles Tried by Hitler's Special Courts, 1940-1945. -- 4. Juvenile Political Crimes, 1940-1944. -- 5. Impact of the Juvenile Court Act, 1944-1945. -- 6. Postwar and Beyond.
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