Scripting Detention: A Project in Theater and Autoethnography with Incarcerated Teens (Paperback)Nandita Dinesh (author)
Paperback 167 Pages / Published: 30/11/2017
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Documenting a theater project for incarcerated youth in a New Mexico juvenile detention facility, this book presents the script of a play about prison life, and interweaves the author's creative, self-reflective text (autoethnography). The collaborative experience of writing and staging such a play enacted by prisoners frames a discussion of larger social and political themes in the criminal justice system, and of the complexities of getting juveniles to engage with administrators and social workers as mentors.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 167
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
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