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Children behind bars : why the abuse of child imprisonment must end

Author: Carolyne Willow; Benjamin Zephaniah
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2015.
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Every day children exiled to prison are exposed to abusive and neglectful treatment, yet their plight is hidden. Based on wide-ranging research and first-person interviews, this passionately argued book presents the shocking truth about the lives and deaths of children in custody. Drawing on human rights legislation and progress in the care and treatment of vulnerable children elsewhere, it outlines the harsh  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyne Willow; Benjamin Zephaniah
ISBN: 9781447321545 1447321545 9781447321552 1447321553 9781447321569 1447321561
OCLC Number: 902724655
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction;Things were not right at home;They just don't listen;I think it's quite like rape;I can't breathe;What gives them the right to hit a child in the nose;We should be able to hug our families;Every night I'm starving;Children were given bags to urinate in;The violence is unbelievable;Listen to the kids;They shouldn't be there.
Responsibility: Carolyne Willow ; [foreword by Benjamin Zephaniah].

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"Carolyne Willow exposes cruel, inhuman and degrading realities facing children exiled to prison. This book is recommended to everyone who cares about child protection and human rights." Thomas Read more...

 
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