The school-to-prison pipeline : a comprehensive assessment by Christopher A. Mallett

By Christopher A. Mallett

The improved use of zero-tolerance rules and safety features in colleges has exponentially elevated arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsóoften for average adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. this is often the 1st really accomplished evaluation of the "school-to-prison pipeline"óa time period that refers back to the elevated probability for definite participants, disproportionately from minority and impoverished groups, to finish up ensnared within the felony justice process as a result of excessively punitive disciplinary rules in colleges. Written via one of many prime specialists in this subject, the ebook examines tuition disciplinary rules and juvenile justice regulations that give a contribution to the pipeline, describes its effect on targetedóboth deliberately and unintentionallyóchildren and youth, and recommends a extra supportive and rehabilitative version that demanding situations the criminalization of schooling and punitive juvenile justice.

The e-book outlines potent rules, interventions, and preventative efforts that may be used to enhance university climates and protection. the writer comprises particular concepts for delinquency, detention, and incarceration prevention. The textual content encompasses a massive shop of empirical wisdom from all suitable fields of analysis and contains learn citations for extra in-depth examine. Case examples remove darkness from the plight of children enmeshed in those platforms besides powerful interventions. The publication is an important source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of social paintings and felony justice in addition to for juvenile court docket and college team of workers and policymakers.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Provides a finished review of the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Recommends a supportive and rehabilitative version that decriminalizes schooling and demanding situations punitive juvenile justice
  • Written by means of one of many most efficient nationwide specialists in this topic
  • Identifies the most important hazard components for involvement within the pipeline

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By Christopher A. Mallett

The improved use of zero-tolerance rules and safety features in colleges has exponentially elevated arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsóoften for average adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. this is often the 1st really accomplished evaluation of the "school-to-prison pipeline"óa time period that refers back to the elevated probability for definite participants, disproportionately from minority and impoverished groups, to finish up ensnared within the felony justice process as a result of excessively punitive disciplinary rules in colleges. Written via one of many prime specialists in this subject, the ebook examines tuition disciplinary rules and juvenile justice regulations that give a contribution to the pipeline, describes its effect on targetedóboth deliberately and unintentionallyóchildren and youth, and recommends a extra supportive and rehabilitative version that demanding situations the criminalization of schooling and punitive juvenile justice.

The e-book outlines potent rules, interventions, and preventative efforts that may be used to enhance university climates and protection. the writer comprises particular concepts for delinquency, detention, and incarceration prevention. The textual content encompasses a massive shop of empirical wisdom from all suitable fields of analysis and contains learn citations for extra in-depth examine. Case examples remove darkness from the plight of children enmeshed in those platforms besides powerful interventions. The publication is an important source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of social paintings and felony justice in addition to for juvenile court docket and college team of workers and policymakers.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Provides a finished review of the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Recommends a supportive and rehabilitative version that decriminalizes schooling and demanding situations punitive juvenile justice
  • Written by means of one of many most efficient nationwide specialists in this topic
  • Identifies the most important hazard components for involvement within the pipeline

Show description

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Parmar, & D. ), From education to incarceration: Dismantling the school-toprison pipeline. New York, NY: Peter Lang. Giroux, H. A. (2003). Racial injustice and disposable youth in the age of zero tolerance. Qualitative Studies in Education, 16(4), 553–564. Gowri, A. (2003). Community policing is an epicycle. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 26(4), 591–611. Griffin, P. (2008). Different from adults: An updated analysis of juvenile transfer and blended sentencing laws, with recommendations for reform.

While incarcerated, many of these adolescents do not receive services that may assist in mitigating their prior offending behavior; thus, they are not provided with education or rehabilitative services that may be warranted (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2009). REFERENCES Adams, T. (2000). The status of school discipline and violence. The Annals of the American Academy of Politics and Society, 675(1), 140–156. Addington, L. A. (2009). Cops and cameras: Public school security as a policy response to Columbine.

2014). The school discipline consensus report: Strategies from the field to keep students engaged in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Washington, DC: Council of State Governments Justice Center. Muschert, G. W. (2009). Frame-changing in the media coverage of a school shooting: The rise of Columbine as a national concern. Social Science Journal, 46(1), 164–170. Muschert, G. , Bracy, N. , & Peguero, A. A. (2014). Responding to school violence: Confronting the Columbine effect. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

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