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Everyday Desistance The Transition to Adulthood among Formerly Incarcerated Youth

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ISBN-10: 0813574463

ISBN-13: 9780813574462

Edition: 2017

Authors: Laura S. Abrams, Diane Terry, Michelle Inderbitzin

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In Everyday Desistance, Laura Abrams and Diane J. Terry examine the lives of young people who spent considerable time in and out of correctional institutions as adolescents. These formerly incarcerated youth often struggle with the onset of adult responsibilities at a much earlier age than their more privileged counterparts. In the context of urban Los Angeles, with a large-scale gang culture and diminished employment prospects, further involvement in crime appears almost inevitable. Yet, as Abrams and Terry point out, these formerly imprisoned youth are often quite resilient and can be successful at creating lives for themselves after  months or even years of living in institutions run by…    
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 5/31/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.056

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