Trapped in a Vice: The Consequences of Confinement for Young People - Critical Issues in Crime and Society (Paperback)Alexandra Cox (author)
Paperback 210 Pages / Published: 30/11/2017
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Trapped in a Vice explores the consequences of a juvenile justice system that is aimed at promoting change in the lives of young people, yet ultimately relies upon tools and strategies that enmesh them in a system that they struggle to move beyond. The system, rather than the crimes themselves, is the vice. Trapped in a Vice explores the lives of the young people and adults in the criminal justice system, revealing the ways that they struggle to manage the expectations of that system; these stories from the ground level of the justice system demonstrate the complex exchange of policy and practice.
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Number of pages: 210
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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