From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-To-Prison Pipeline, Second Edition (Counterpoints #453) (Paperback)

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By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Anthony J. Nocella II (Editor), Priya Parmar (Editor)
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This is book number 453 in the Counterpoints series.


The school-to-prison pipeline is a national concern, from the federal to local governments, and a leading topic in conversations in the field of urban education and juvenile justice. From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline is a ground-breaking book that exposes the school system's direct relationship to the juvenile justice system. The book reveals various tenets contributing to unnecessary expulsions, leaving youth vulnerable to the streets and, ultimately, behind bars. From Education to Incarceration is a must-read for parents, teachers, law enforcement, judges, lawyers, administrators, and activists concerned with and involved in the juvenile justice and school system. The contributors are leading scholars in their fields and experts on the school-to-prison pipeline.

About the Author

Anthony J. Nocella II, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Institute for Public Safety at Salt Lake Community College. He is the editor of the Peace Studies Journal, Poetry Behind the Walls, and Transformative Justice Journal, along with being a co-editor of five book series including Critical Animal Studies and Theory and Hip Hop Studies and Activism. He has published over fifty peer-reviewed book chapters or articles and over forty books. Priya Parmar, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Secondary Education and Program Head of English Education at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Her research interests are in developing curriculum using critical pedagogy and enhancing language and literacy awareness in educators who work with urban youth who have been disenfranchised by either schooling or environment. Parmar's most recently published scholarly works include Critical Literacy in English Literature; Knowledge Reigns Supreme: The Critical Pedagogy of Hip Hop Artist KRS-ONE; and a chapter in Teaching Joe Kincheloe. David Stovall, Ph.D., is Professor of African-American Studies and Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois of Chicago. His scholarship investigates critical race theory, concepts of social justice in education, the relationship between housing and education, and the relationship between schools and community stakeholders. In the attempt to bridge theory to action, Stovall has spent the last ten years working with community organizations and schools to develop curriculum that address issues of social justice.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433135170
ISBN-10: 1433135175
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: September 28th, 2018
Pages: 450
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints