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Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores


Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two institutions reveals the accelerated fusion of California schools and institutions of confinement. For example, the connection between both of these sites is a concerted effort between Legacy Community School and El Valle administrators to provide young people with wraparound services. These well-intentioned services are designed to provide youth with support at home, at school and in the actual detention ... More

Keywords: Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, School-to-Prison Pipeline, Latina/os Studies, Feminist Criminology, Wraparound Services, Ethnography, Juvenile Detention, Life-Course, Criminal Desistance, Race, Class, Gender and Crime

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780520284876
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerry Flores, author
University of Washington, Tacoma