Dr. Laura Abrams, a Social Welfare professor at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, has had her first book published and it is now available for purchase.
Compassionate Confinement: A Year in the Life of Unit C, provides insight into the complexities inherent in the U.S. process of juvenile confinement.
Rather than providing a third-person narrative, Abrams follows the lives of boys who are navigating this system. Why do some “seize opportunities for self-transformation” while others slyly scheme their way to freedom without true reform? Abrams and her co-author, Ben Anderson-Nathe, provide recommendations for a deficient system that could unlock the potential of young men at risk of ongoing criminal activity.
To purchase the book or to take a look inside, please click here.
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