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Girl Time : literacy, justice, and the school-to-prison pipeline  Cover Image Book Book

Girl Time : literacy, justice, and the school-to-prison pipeline

Winn, Maisha T. (Author).

Summary: This book is based on the author's experiences with formerly incarcerated girls participating in Girl Time, a program created by a theatre company that conducts playwriting and performance workshops in youth detention centers. "The book describes some of the girls and their experiences in the program, examines the implications of the school-to-prison pipeline, and offers ways for young girls to avoid incarceration. Readers will learn how the lived experiences of incarcerated girls can inform their teaching in public school classrooms and the teaching of literacy as a civil and human right."

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  • ISBN: 9780807752005 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780807752012 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 173 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject: Girl Time (Program)
Prison theater -- United States
Women prisoners -- Education -- United States
Women prisoners -- Recreation -- United States
Critical pedagogy -- United States
Theatre workshops
Theatre
Adolescents
Inmates

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.

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Decoda Literacy Library 365.66097 W56 2011 (Text) 35410000014951 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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