Making Diversity in Correctional Education Classrooms Work for Correctional Educators and Incarcerated Students and Workers

Spry, Sally Ann
June 2003
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2003, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p75
Academic Journal
Studies diversity education in a correctional setting in Michigan. Components of diversity within the classroom environment; Composition of the correctional educational clientele; Problems of correctional educators in teaching diversity issues.


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