Stem Education in Us Prisons (Paperback)

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By Joe Lockard (Volume Editor), Tsafrir Mor (Volume Editor)
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Renewal of higher-education programs in US prisons creates a need for science education. This is the first book to address STEM education in prisons in the United States. It calls on activist science teachers to develop innovative ways to teach in challenging carceral settings.

Over the last fifty years, science education and prison education have moved in different directions, one expanding and the other contracting. This book brings these educational endeavors into cooperative engagement. Democratic citizenship opens opportunities for all people, irrespective of civil status, to study science. The book presents student narratives and case studies emphasizing the achievements of STEM education behind prison walls. STEM education equity can help address the deep social inequities that mass incarceration creates and magnifies.

Contributors are: Cassandra Barrett, Andrew Bell, George Bogner, Adrian Borealis, Drew Bush, Kelli Bush, Sandy Chang, Kelle Dhein, Amalia Handler, Steven Hart, Steven Henderson, Tiffany Hensley-McBain, Paul Kazelis, Joe Lockard, Edward Mei, Tsafrir Mor, Rob Scott, Laura Taylor, Joslyn Rose Trivett and Emily Webb.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789004688636
ISBN-10: 9004688633
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: March 28th, 2024
Pages: 232
Language: English