- Series: Counterpoints (Book 640)
- Paperback: 305 pages
- Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers; New edition edition (May 2, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1433123231
- ISBN-13: 978-1433123238
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #500,139 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline (Counterpoints) New edition Edition
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About the Author
Anthony J. Nocella Ii, PhD, a scholar-activist, is a Senior Fellow in the Dispute Resolution Institute at the Hamline Law School. He has been an activist and community organizer dedicated to prison abolition and social justice for nearly twenty years and is the editor of the Peace Studies Journal. Nocella’s latest work includes Policing the Campus: Academic Repression, Surveillance, and the Occupy Movement.
Priya Parmar, PhD, is Associate Professor of Secondary Education and Program Head of English Education at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Parmar’s most recent scholarly works include Critical Literacy in English Literature and Knowledge Reigns Supreme: The Critical Pedagogy of Hip Hop Artist KRS-ONE.
David Stovall, PhD, is Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to his duties and responsibilities at UIC, he also serves as a volunteer social studies teacher at the Greater Lawndale/Little Village School for Social Justice.