Alice Goffman, How We're Priming Some Kids for College , and Others for PrisonUnknown - 2015
In the United States, two institutions guide teenagers on the journey to adulthood: college and prison. Sociologist Alice Goffman spent six years in a troubled Philadelphia neighborhood and saw first-hand how teenagers of African-American and Latino backgrounds are funneled down the path to prison - sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions. In an impassioned talk she asks, "Why are we offering only handcuffs and jail time?
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : TED Conferences LLC, 
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (16 min., 5 sec.)) : color and sound video file,rda