Erica R. Meiners is Professor of Education and Women's Studies at Northeastern Illinois University, USA. She is the author of Right to Be Hostile: Schools, Prisons, and the Making of Public Enemies (2007). Maisha T. Winn is Associate Professor in Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Division of Educational Studies at Emory University, USA. She is the author of Girl Time: Literacy, Justice, and School-to-Prison Pipeline (2011).
Chapter 1. Resisting the school to prison pipeline: the practice to build abolition democracies Erica R. Meiners and Maisha T. Winn Chapter 2. Home/work: engaging the methodological dilemmas and possibilities of intimate inquiry Crystal T. Laura Chapter 3. Our lyrics will not be on lockdown: an arts collectives response to an incarceration nation Keisha L. Green Chapter 4. Our side of the story: moving incarcerated youth voices from margins to center Maisha T. Winn Chapter 5. Contesting institutional discourse to create new possibilities for understanding lived experience: life-stories of young women in detention, rehabilitation, and education Suniti Sharma Chapter 6. Enclosures abound: Black cultural autonomy, prison regime and public education Damien Schnyder Chapter 7. Criminality of Black youth in inner-city schools: moral panic, moral imagination, and moral formation Sarah Farmer Chapter 8. Its not just a method! The epistemic and political work of young peoples lifeworlds at the schoolprison nexus Patricia Krueger-Henney