Compassionate Confinement : a Year in the Life of Unit C.
By: Abrams, Laura S.
Contributor(s): Anderson-Nathe, Ben.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Critical issues in crime and society: Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (188 p.).ISBN: 9780813554143 (electronic bk.); 0813554144 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Juvenile corrections -- United States | Juvenile detention homes -- United States -- Case studies | Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Compassionate Confinement : A Year in the Life of Unit CDDC classification: 365.420973 | 365/.420973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Title Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. History and Current Tensions in Juvenile Corrections; Chapter 2. The Setting; Chapter 3. Mixed Messages: ""Therapy Speak in a Correctional Milieu""; Chapter 4. ""Take It Like a Man"": Masculinities, Treatment, and Crime; Chapter 5. ""Jumping Through Hoops"": Identity, Self-Preservation, and Change; Chapter 6. On the Outs; Chapter 7. Rehabilitating Rehabilitation: What We Learned From Unit C; Appendix. Behind the Scenes: Reflections on Field Research in Action.
ReferencesIndex; About the Author; Available titles in the Critical Issuesin Crime and Society series.
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.
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