Compassionate Confinement

Compassionate Confinement

A Year in the Life of Unit C

eBook - 2013
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This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys' residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system's most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations, case examples, and recommendations for rehabilitating the system. A detailed appendix on conducting field research is useful for individuals in th.
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781283872140
1283872145
9780813554129
0813554128
9780813554143
0813554144
Characteristics: 1 online resource (188 pages)
Additional Contributors: Anderson-Nathe, Ben

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