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Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


Introduction

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book opens with a description of the two key sites in my study: El Valle Juvenile Detention and Legacy community school. I describe the focus of the project and the questions I address. Here, I ... More


Hooks for Change and Snares for Confinement

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For girls in El Valle and Legacy, incarceration is a central component of their lives. However, once kids turn 18, the violations that previously landed them in juvenile detention now lead directly ... More


Trouble in the Home, and First Contact with the Criminal Justice System

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, I draw on feminist criminology and research on gender and crime to demonstrate how abuse and neglect in the home led the young women in my study to their first contact with the ... More


Conclusion

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion revisits the major themes of book. It also highlights the larger implications of these findings for young people in the United States. New partnerships between education and penal ... More


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