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Behind the Lines

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Description for Behind the Lines Paperback. Behind the Lines is a book for anyone concerned about the level of literacy amongst prisoners. Num Pages: 256 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: CBV; JKVQ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 14. Weight in Grams: 472.
Behind The Lines is the product of 14 years of working with offenders and people at risk, and based on Michael Crowley's endeavours at using creative writing as a method to improve thinking and behaviour. The book includes: Dozens of exercises and anecdotes Explanation of different approaches Examples of writing by prisoners, both inside and outside of jails. Behind the Lines represents a major contribution to rehabilitative work (in one sense it is the prison-writing equivalent of the highly successful Waterside Press publication, The Geese Theatre Handbook). A Key Resource For Writers in residence Offending behaviour group ... Read more

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Waterside Press United Kingdom
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About Michael Crowley
Michael Crowley is a youth justice worker and writer. His published works include poetry and plays. He has written for youth theatre and been writer in residence at a young offender institution for the past five years honing daily the methods now described in this practical and generous handbook.

Reviews for Behind the Lines
'A very useful resource for those working in difficult environments, with students who generally have low levels of traditional educational attainment, negative learning experiences and who, due to cultural and class barriers, are not accustomed to engaging with the arts, either in institutions or outside': Cormac Behan, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Sheffield. 'Essential reading for anyone interested in ... Read more

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