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Prelude to Prison [electronic resource] : Student Perspectives on School Suspension / Marsha Weissman.

Author/Creator:
Weissman, Marsha, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015.
Series:
Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 301 pages).
Subjects:
School discipline.
Problem children -- Education.
Problem children -- Behavior modification.
Minorities -- Education.
Student suspension
Student suspension -- United States.
Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Problem children -- Behavior modification -- United States.
Problem children -- Education -- United States.
School discipline -- United States.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
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".
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-285) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8156-5298-4
OCLC:
902505668
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