The school-to-prison pipeline : a comprehensive assessment

Mallett, Christopher A., author

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  • Creator Christopher A. Mallett
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • New York, New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2016
    • ©2016
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (224 p.)
  • ISBNs 9780826194596, 0826194591, 0826194583
  • OCLC ocn913561855


  • The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courts-often for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first truly comprehensive assessment of the ""school-to-prison pipeline""-a term that refers to the increased risk for certain individuals, disproportionately from minority and impoverished communities, to end up ensnared in the criminal justice system because


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
  • English


  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Share The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Comprehensive Assessment; Chapter 1: The Punitive Generation; The School-to-Prison Pipeline; Punishment Pathways; Prevalence of the Problems; Disproportionate Impact; The Divergence of Youth-caring Systems; Authority Through Effective Rehabilitation; A Comprehensive Assessment; References; Chapter 2: From Rehabilitative to Punitive Paradigms; Discipline in Schools; From Education to Discipline; Establishment of the School-to-Prison Pipeline; Punishment in the Juvenile Courts
  • From Parens Patriae to Tough on Crime The Expansion of Detention, Incarceration, and Jailing of Youthful Offenders; Recidivism; References; Chapter 3: Punishment Pathways Exacerbate the Problems; Students in the School-to-Prison Pipeline; From the Classroom to the Courtroom; Targets for Arrest; Delinquency Adjudication; Detained and Incarcerated Youthful Offenders; Maltreatment/Trauma; Learning Disabilities; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders; Comorbidity; Failure of Early Screening and Assessment; Rehabilitative Alternatives Are Not the Norm
  • Discipline Outcomes Are Harmful and Dangerous Adolescent Development; Mental Health; Juvenile Detention and Incarceration; Criminal Justice; References; Chapter 4: Disproportionate Impact on Vulnerable Children and Adolescents; Risk Factors; School Discipline/Pipeline; Delinquency/Juvenile Court; Resiliency: Avoiding the Pipeline and Delinquency; Disproportionate Impact; Impoverished Children and Adolescents; Children and Adolescents of Color; Students With Special Education Disabilities; Maltreatment and Trauma Victims; LGBT Students; Suicide in the Juvenile Justice Institutions
  • Why the Disproportionate Impact?Inherent Bias and Targeting; Comorbid Difficulties; Inequitable Distribution of Resources; Segregation by Race and Class; References; Chapter 5: School Safety and Effective Discipline; Ending the Criminalization of Education; Moving Away From Zero-Tolerance Policies; Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline; Classroom and School; School Districts; State Policies; National Policies; Legal Remedies; Effective Interventions and Collaboration; Reformation; References; Chapter 6: Rehabilitative Juvenile Justice; Schools to the Juvenile Courts
  • Delinquency Prevention Effective Treatment and Rehabilitation; Probation Supervision Programs; Juvenile Drug and Mental Health Courts; Intensive Case Management/Wraparound; Juvenile Justice Facilities; Detention; Incarceration; Effective Education in the Facilities; References; Chapter 7: Shifting the Paradigm to Student Success; School Districts/Schools; Legal Reform; Collaboration/Information Sharing; Conclusion; References; Index
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