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Burning Down the House

John Anderson

Burning Down the House

Move and the Tragedy of Philadelphia

by John Anderson

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451146M
ISBN 100393024601
ISBN 109780393024609
OCLC/WorldCa15221637

  Burning Down the House I haven't read this yet but if the book is anywhere near the engaging and shocking and compelling read as listening to the recent NPR interview -- I'll be sad but also far smarter on this subject I believe that our country has far too many people incarcerated -- it's become a big BUSINESS to too many communities instead of an institution /5(3).   Compulsively readable and beautifully researched, Burning Down the Haus records the critical role that punks played in the German resistance movements of the s, up to and beyond the fall of the Berlin Wall in As a DJ in Berlin in the early s, Mohr met and became friends with many of the individuals portrayed in this book, thus.

Burning Down the HouseThe End of Juvenile PrisonBy Nell Bernstein(The New Press; pages; $)My family and I often drive by San Francisco's Author: Richard Thompson Ford. About Burning Down the House “It begins with a child” So opens Jane Mendelsohn’s powerful, riveting new novel. A classic family tale colliding with the twenty-first century, Burning Down the House tells the story of two girls. Neva, from the mountains of Russia, was sold into the sex trade at the age of ten; Poppy is the adopted daughter of Steve, the patriarch of a successful New.

Burning Down the House, Nell Bernstein's latest book, is a clarion call to shut down our nation’s brutal and counterproductive juvenile prisons and bring our children home.. All Alone in the World was a Newsweek “Book of the Week.”She is a former Soros Justice Media Fellow in New York, and winner of a White House Champion of Change award. The book was Burning Down the House by Nell Bernstein. After seeing Bernstein speak at the Blueprints Conference in April , I knew this was the book I was going to bring back to my community. This was the book that I wanted more and more people to be aware of, to continue spreading the message that Bernstein clearly lays out.


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Time in jail as a child or teen. 'Burning Down the House': An in-depth look into the world of America's juvenile justice system. "Burning Down the House" By Nell Bernstein The New Press, June 3, pages, $ Reviewed by Sarah Brown “Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison” offers a raw, in-depth look into the world of America’s juvenile prison system.

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Praise for Burning Down the House: "Nell Bernstein’s new book could be for juvenile justice what Rachel Carson’s book was for the environmental movement." —Andrew Cohen, correspondent, ABC News "What adults do to children behind the walls of America’s juvenile prisons is criminal/5(44).

Nell Bernstein is the author of All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated, a Newsweek Book of the Week, and Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison (both published by The New Press). She is a former Soros Justice Media Fellow and a winner of a White House Champion of Change award/5.

“Burning Down the House by Nell Bernstein reveals a shocking truth: what adults do to children behind the walls of America’s juvenile prisons is criminal. If we want to change the United States’ senseless addiction to incarceration, the best possible place to start is transforming how our justice system treats our children.

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Zelizer. JJIE asked Bernstein to talk about “Burning Down the House” and the broken juvenile prison system it portrays. Edited excerpts of the interview follow. (Bernstein — a year-old mother of two who lives in Albany, Calif.

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Told in the voices of children kept in cages, this book should fuel the growing movement to curb America's Brand: New Press, The. In Burning Down the House, historian Julian Zelizer pinpoints the moment when our country was set on a path toward an era of bitterly partisan and ruthless politics, an era that was ignited by Newt Gingrich and his allies.

InGingrich brought down Democratic Speaker of the House Jim Wright and catapulted himself into the national spotlight. Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison by Nell Bernstein. When teenagers scuffle during a basketball game, they are typically benched.

But when Will got into it on the court, he and his rival were sprayed in the face at close range by a chemical similar to Mace, denied a shower for twenty-four hours, and then locked in solitary. An investigation of the American juvenile justice system, seen as too fundamentally corrosive to be reformed.

“The story of juvenile justice,” writes Bernstein (All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated, ), “is often told in terms of pendulum swings between the opposing goals of rehabilitation and punishment.”Today, although cash-strapped Author: Nell Bernstein.

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Burning Down the Haus not only dispels the myth that the West and capitalism were responsible for bringing down the Berlin Wall, it also provides the example of how the oppressed can effect change from the bottom up – something as pertinent today as it was in East Germany in the 80s.

This is a beautifully written and important book about the. Burning down the house: The end of juvenile prison. New York, NY: The New Press. New York, NY: The New Press. $ (hardcover), ISBN   Burning Down the House by guest blogger Andy Weisskoff, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Some people who survive a life or death event — like war, sexual assault, or a plane accident — get mired, reliving trauma for decades, experiencing the intense anxiety, depression, vigilance, flashbacks, and nightmares characteristic of PTSD.

Burning Down the House by Jane Mendelsohn It begins with two girls: Neva, from the Caucasus, sold into the sex trade; and Poppy, the adopted daughter of a wealthy New York real estate family, the Zanes.All in all, in the nearly page book that is “Burning Down My Masters’ House”, only about 5% is dedicated to the deeds that made its author famous.

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