Prelude to Prison [electronic resource] : Student Perspectives on School Suspension / Marsha Weissman.
- First edition.
- Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015.
- Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution.
1 online resource (xiv, 301 pages).
- School discipline.
Problem children -- Education.
Problem children -- Behavior modification.
Minorities -- Education.
Student suspension -- United States.
Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Problem children -- Behavior modification -- United States.
Problem children -- Education -- United States.
School discipline -- United States.
- Electronic books.
- Chapter 1. Introduction: learning from Jayda
Chapter 2. The American gulag: entwining schools into the carceral state
Chapter 3. Alternative schools and zero tolerance: from liberation learning to social control
Chapter 4. Engagement in the question: reflections on setting and method
Chapter 5. Backstories: the lives of marginalized kids
Chapter 6. "Bad decisions": the suspension incidents
Chapter 7. "They never want to listen to us": the process of being suspended
Chapter 8. "It's so non-regular": going to alternative school
Chapter 9. "We have a Mike Tyson here": labels, rejection, and stigma
Chapter 10. "At least somebody wanted to see me do good": what kids think makes a difference
Chapter 11. Schools, social reproduction, and the making of prisoners: theory and literature
Chapter 12. Conclusion: "we all activists now".
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-285) and index.
Description based on print version record.
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