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Dispatches from Juvenile Hall: Fixing a Failing System 1st Edition

4.1 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0143116226
ISBN-10: 0143116223
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About the Author

Lisa Smith has an Ed.D in Educational Statistic and Measurement from Rutgers University. She received the Presidential Scholar Award from Kean University in 2000 and a Fulbright Senior Specialist Award Candidate for 2006; she is also doing a Fulbright in New Zealand.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; 1 edition (August 25, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143116223
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143116226
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #623,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This was a great read. Not only was it interesting but it was very easy to read as well.I would recommend it to anyone interested in the juvenile justice system.
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easy read but author did a terrible job addressing all of the issues that impact juvenile delinquency.

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This was a gift for my sister who really enjoyed the perspective of the book . The subject is necessary to understand in our society today.
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It would be great if they updated this. My students always comment on how the most recent evidence in the book is 5-10 years old.
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