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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


Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists

Natsu Taylor Saito

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814723944
eISBN:
9780814708170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law begins from the premise that the United States is neither postracial nor postcolonial. Using the lens of settler colonial theory, it attributes the origins and ... More


Inaugurating Neoliberal Crimmigration

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the criminalization of Latin American immigrants and Latina/os in media, policy debates, and law, and in relation to the prison-industrial system. In 1980s films, romanticized ... 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


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


Life behind Bars

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/9780520284876.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this and other American detention centers, violence is ubiquitous, a central part of life behind bars. Most research in this area focuses on the violence that takes place among fellow inmates ... More


Legacy Community School and the New Face of Alternative Education

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/9780520284876.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Legacy is California’s newest version of “continuation” or alternative education. This school is housed in a World War II army barrack. Here, kids are searched, made to walk through metal detectors, ... More


School, Institutionalization, and Exclusionary Punishment

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/9780520284876.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, I demonstrate how the treatment girls received at their “regular” schools puts them in situations that landed them back in detention. The challenges of attending school were ... 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


Conclusion

Carlos Alamo-Pastrana

in Seams of Empire: Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062563
eISBN:
9780813051598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062563.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This final chapter provides a review of the book and what larger conclusions can be drawn from the preceding chapters and racial imbrication as a methodological concept. In particular, the conclusion ... More


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