2019 Advocacy / Social Justice Award and Nominated Titles

The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way
TOP ADVOCACY / SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD

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Drinan, Cara H. The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way.  November 2017.  Oxford University Press.  Hardcover $ 27.95. 224 pages. 9780190605551. Adults and Older Teens.   An in-depth guide for understanding the present state of juvenile policing and incarceration, this book combines hard data and research with statements from youth about their own experiences with the system.  A necessary read for understanding how juvenile systems function and how they fail youth.

 

 

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