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By Christopher A. Mallett

The accelerated use of zero-tolerance rules and security features in faculties has exponentially elevated arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsóoften for regular adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. this is often the 1st really accomplished review of the "school-to-prison pipeline"óa time period that refers back to the elevated chance for convinced participants, disproportionately from minority and impoverished groups, to finish up ensnared within the felony justice procedure due to excessively punitive disciplinary regulations in colleges. Written via one of many premiere specialists in this subject, the booklet examines college disciplinary guidelines and juvenile justice regulations that give a contribution to the pipeline, describes its impression on targetedóboth deliberately and unintentionallyóchildren and kids, and recommends a extra supportive and rehabilitative version that demanding situations the criminalization of schooling and punitive juvenile justice.

The booklet outlines powerful regulations, interventions, and preventative efforts that may be used to enhance institution climates and protection. the writer comprises particular innovations for delinquency, detention, and incarceration prevention. The textual content encompasses a significant shop of empirical wisdom from all appropriate fields of research and comprises examine citations for extra in-depth research. Case examples remove darkness from the plight of teens enmeshed in those structures besides powerful interventions. The booklet is an important source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of social paintings and felony justice in addition to for juvenile court docket and faculty group of workers and policymakers.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Provides a entire overview of the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Recommends a supportive and rehabilitative version that decriminalizes schooling and demanding situations punitive juvenile justice
  • Written by means of one of many preferable nationwide specialists in this topic
  • Identifies the foremost chance components for involvement within the pipeline

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By Christopher A. Mallett

The accelerated use of zero-tolerance rules and security features in faculties has exponentially elevated arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsóoften for regular adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. this is often the 1st really accomplished review of the "school-to-prison pipeline"óa time period that refers back to the elevated chance for convinced participants, disproportionately from minority and impoverished groups, to finish up ensnared within the felony justice procedure due to excessively punitive disciplinary regulations in colleges. Written via one of many premiere specialists in this subject, the booklet examines college disciplinary guidelines and juvenile justice regulations that give a contribution to the pipeline, describes its impression on targetedóboth deliberately and unintentionallyóchildren and kids, and recommends a extra supportive and rehabilitative version that demanding situations the criminalization of schooling and punitive juvenile justice.

The booklet outlines powerful regulations, interventions, and preventative efforts that may be used to enhance institution climates and protection. the writer comprises particular innovations for delinquency, detention, and incarceration prevention. The textual content encompasses a significant shop of empirical wisdom from all appropriate fields of research and comprises examine citations for extra in-depth research. Case examples remove darkness from the plight of teens enmeshed in those structures besides powerful interventions. The booklet is an important source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of social paintings and felony justice in addition to for juvenile court docket and faculty group of workers and policymakers.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Provides a entire overview of the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Recommends a supportive and rehabilitative version that decriminalizes schooling and demanding situations punitive juvenile justice
  • Written by means of one of many preferable nationwide specialists in this topic
  • Identifies the foremost chance components for involvement within the pipeline

Show description

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The doctrine of parens patriae (because of which the state steps in as a benevolent caretaker when necessary) supported the Houses of Refuge’s efforts through the belief that the state should act as a benevolent legal parent when the family is no longer willing or able to serve the best interests of the child (Platt, 1969). This philosophy continued to guide the movement from the Houses of Refuge to the Child Savers Movement and the establishment of the juvenile courts. The Child Savers Movement worked with the urban poor at the end of the 1800s, trying to keep children and adolescents sheltered, fed, and, when possible, employed; their efforts gradually gave way to the establishment of reform schools (Hawes, 1971; Lawrence & Hemmens, 2008).

Majors aside, and as a result he was handcuffed by the school resource office and arrested for pushing a staff member. (Kupchik, 2010, p. 79) 24 THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE The idea of having police integrated within their communities was not new, as it had been introduced in the 1950s with numerous districts having officers walk in their neighborhoods. This crime management approach focused on maintaining community order and minimizing criminal activity from escalating into more serious forms (Gowri, 2003).

Washington, DC: Justice Policy Institute. 2. FROM REHABILITATIVE TO PUNITIVE PARADIGMS 35 Justice Policy Institute. (2011). Education under arrest: The case against police in schools. Washington, DC: Justice Policy Institute. , & Daftary-Kapur, T. (2013). A generation later: What we’ve learned about zero tolerance in schools. New York, NY: Vera Institute of Justice, Center on Youth Justice. Klehr, D. G. (2009). Addressing the unintended consequences of No Child Left Behind and zero tolerance: Better strategies for safe schools and successful students.

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