A Kind and Just Parent

A Kind and Just Parent

The Children of Juvenile Court

Book - 1997
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Gives a transformative view of juvenile offenders caught in the justice system, from the perspective of a teacher and observer in Chicago's Juvenile Court prison, the nation's first and largest institution of juvenile justice. Through storytelling, the author captures the lives and personalities of the youth during one year in the prison school. He dscusses what brought the children into the court system, the public's misperception of the children as predators, and what can be done to keep other children from the same fate. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780807044025
0807044024
Branch Call Number: 364.36 AYE
Characteristics: 206 p

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