Incarceration and Disenfranchisement of Disconnect Low-Income Males


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In a new study, imprisonment rates have increased over time and differ by race and ethnicity. This reflects the major changes in federal and state crime policies over the past few decades.

The study encapsulates some of the contrasting effects these policies have had on African American and Hispanic men and the consequences for their families and communities.


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