A Kind and Just Parent

A Kind and Just Parent

The Children of Juvenile Court

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
A teacher in a detention center school describes his experiences with Chicago's juvenile court system and the difficulties of the children who pass through it

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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 c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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& Taylor

The author traces his five years as a teacher and observer of Chicago's Juvenile Court prison, the nation's first and largest institution of juvenile justice, and offers real-life portraits of its inner-city youths. Tour.

Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780807044025
0807044024
Branch Call Number: 364.36 AYE
Characteristics: xviii, 206 p. ; 24 cm

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