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For the children? : protecting innocence in a carceral state

Author: Erica R Meiners
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica R Meiners
ISBN: 9780816692750 0816692750 9780816692767 0816692769
OCLC Number: 989864776
Description: 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Childhoods --
Magical age --
The trouble with the child in the carceral state --
Schools and prisons --
Beyond reform: the architecture of prison and school closure --
Restorative justice is not enough --
Adulthoods --
Life and death : re-entry after incarceration --
Registering sex, rethinking safety --
After and now --
Not this: building present futures --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Erica R. Meiners


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"In her brilliant and jarring analysis, Erica Meiners shatters the commonsensical narrative that we need to increasingly incarcerate in order to protect innocent children, or more insidiously, that Read more...

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