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By Michaela Soyer

ISBN-10: 0520290445

ISBN-13: 9780520290440

ISBN-10: 0520290453

ISBN-13: 9780520290457

younger minority males are frequently portrayed in renowned media as sufferers of poverty and discrimination. A Dream Denied delves deeper, investigating the social and cultural implications of the “American dream” narrative for younger minority males within the juvenile justice platforms in Boston and Chicago. This ebook connects younger male offenders’ cycles of desistance and recidivism with normative assumptions approximately good fortune and failure in American society, exposing a sad disconnect among structural fact and juvenile justice coverage. This e-book demanding situations us to think again how American society pertains to its such a lot susceptible participants, the way it responds to their own disasters, and the way it offers them a greater future.

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