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Sam Survives [Graphic Novel]

Accession Number: 028479
Media Type: 
Web Page

This publication is an excellent graphic novel for male youthful inmates, those under 18 years of age, which provides them vital information about possible exposure to sexual abuse in adult correctional settings. "The novel raises several important issues including: (1) the code of silence among inmates and correctional staff in a facility; (2) beliefs about protective pairing; (3) the experience of gender non-conforming inmates; and (4) and female staff as perpetrators of sexual abuse". It is a prime educational tool developed with the Inmate Education Standard, § 115.33 of the National PREA Standards released on May 17, 2012. A separate set of discussion questions are also available.

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Publication Year: 
2014
Length: 
27 pages + 1 page
Sponsor(s): 
Ford Foundation (New York, NY)