Download e-book for kindle: Changing Lives: Working with Literature in an Alternative by Taylor Stoehr

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By Taylor Stoehr

ISBN-10: 1594518637

ISBN-13: 9781594518638

altering Lives recounts the stories of a dozen males on probation in Massachusetts who took sessions for 3 months to learn and discuss nice works of literature. the lads explored the writings of Malcolm X, Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov, among others. In those writings the boys stumbled on many matters in relation to their very own lives, similar to substance abuse, kinfolk breakdown, poverty and racism. the teachings create a secure area for mirrored image and earnest dialog, during which the scholars not need to bluff or be cool, guarded, or evasive. and as the lecture room places them on equivalent footing with authority figures - academics, probation officials or even judges - a brand new social knowledge starts off to emerge. altering Lives exhibits how reawakening ethical cognizance and a clean dedication to society is vital if probationers are usually not to cycle eternally in the course of the limbo of highway existence and detention center time.

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