Beating the Odds: Crime, Poverty, and Life in the Inner CityBy:
Robert P. McNamara
This inspiring story shares the story of a young boy who overcame the obstacles of a neglectful home life, juvenile crime, and abusive foster parents to become a successful professional. The author offers insights gained from his sociology training to explain the complexities of juvenile gangs and deviant behavior.
CWLA Stock Number: 7657
Publication Date: 1999