Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
ISBN: 1620973421
EAN13: 9781620973424
Language: English
Publication Date: Jan 16, 2018
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 8.19" L x 5.43" W
Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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NOW IN PAPERBACK The powerful (Michelle Alexander) exploration--featured by the Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, the New Republic and the Tom Joyner Morning Show--of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting black girls in schools
In a work that has rapidly become imperative reading (Lisa Delpit) on education, gender, and juvenile justice, Monique W. Morris (Black Stats, Too Beautiful for Words) chronicles the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged--by teachers, administrators, and the justice system--and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. Equally compelling and thought-provoking (Kirkus Reviews), Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the rising movement to challenge the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures.

Called a book for everyone who cares about children by the Washington Post, Morris's illumination of these critical issues is timely and important (Booklist) at a moment when Black girls are the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. Praised by voices as wide-ranging as Read More chevron_right

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