Burning Down the House

The End of Juvenile Prison

by Nell Bernstein

Hardcover, 365 pages, Perseus Distribution Services, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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Burning Down the House
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The End of Juvenile Prison
Author
Nell Bernstein

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Presents a look at the juvenile justice system, describing the violence and physical abuses that pervade detention centers and advocating the need for reform so that juveniles can receive the rehabilitation they need to change their lives.