By Laura S. Abrams,Ben Anderson-Nathe
To date, wisdom of the typical international of the juvenile correction establishment has been tremendous sparse. Compassionate Confinement brings to gentle the demanding situations and complexities inherent within the U.S. approach of teen corrections. development on over a 12 months of box paintings at a boys’ residential facility, Laura S. Abrams and Ben Anderson-Nathe offer a context for modern associations and spotlight a few of the system’s so much troubling tensions.
This ethnographic textual content makes use of narratives, observations, and case examples to demonstrate the tension among remedy and correctional paradigms and the combined messages relating to gender identification and masculinity that the youths are anticipated to navigate. inside of this context, the authors use the men’ tales to teach a variety of and unforeseen pathways towards habit switch. whereas a few citizens basically seized possibilities for self-transformation, others manipulated their approach towards liberate, and confronted colossal demanding situations after they back home.
Compassionate Confinement concludes with concepts for rehabilitating this notoriously stricken method in gentle of the reports of its such a lot susceptible stakeholders.
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Compassionate Confinement: A Year in the Life of Unit C (Critical Issues in Crime and Society) by Laura S. Abrams,Ben Anderson-Nathe