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Lockdown High

When the Schoolhouse Becomes A Jailhouse
Fuentes, Annette (Book - 2011 )
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A report on the overblown fear of violence that turns American schools into prisons and students into suspects describes how the fixation on crime and security has resulted in unprecedented restrictions on student rights, dignity, and educational freedom.
Authors: Fuentes, Annette
Title: Lockdown high
when the schoolhouse becomes a jailhouse
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2011
Characteristics: xi, 226 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Annette Fuentes
Contents: A brief history of school violence
We are Columbine
Crime and punishment : the zero tolerance epidemic
Supermax schoolhouse
The war on drugs goes to school
The profiteers of Lockdown High
Policing the schools, arresting development
Busting out of Lockdown High : alternative paths to safe schools
Summary: A report on the overblown fear of violence that turns American schools into prisons and students into suspects describes how the fixation on crime and security has resulted in unprecedented restrictions on student rights, dignity, and educational freedom.
ISBN: 9781844676811
1844676811
Branch Call Number: 371.7820973 F954L 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-211) and index
Subject Headings: Schools United States Safety measures High school students United States School violence United States Prevention
Topical Term: Schools
High school students
School violence
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A report on the overblown fear of violence that turns American schools into prisons and students into suspects describes how the fixation on crime and security has resulted in unprecedented restrictions on student rights, dignity, and educational freedom.


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