Mass Incarceration 2367.02
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mallory McMullen on Monday April 27, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 2367.02 at Ohio State University taught by Dr. Brian Kowalski in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 64 views. For similar materials see Urban Social Problems in Sociology at Ohio State University.
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Date Created: 04/27/15
Monday April 27 y Mass Incarceration The Impact of Incarceration on Urban Communities 1100 adults are in prison Black men are 6 times more likely to be in jail than white 54 of released male offenders were from 7 neighborhoods out of 77 in Chicago We have moved from rehabtreatment facilities for offenders to incarceration Kickstarted by Reagan s War on Drugs during the crack boom of the 80 s Human Capital the personal resources an individual brings to the community Exoffenders lack education and work skills have substance abuse and illnesses SOCia Capital your ability to call on personal ties and social networks to advance your interests Le a social safety net Mass incarceration is a form of coercive mobility It makes disadvantaged communities worse because the constant mobility disrupts social networks and when the convicts are returned to them they can t contribute Familial systems are destroyed because kids are unsupervised and don t have we models People Withdraw from the Community once they re released because they re embarrassed of the stigma that comes with serving prison time Even under the table work welfare and the drug trade provide resources and income Crime rates go up in neighborhoods with exconvicts Black men without criminal records had a 3 less chance of getting a callback from an an employer than white men with criminal records Pager study Monday April 27 y Immigrants often get jobs over eXcriminals even though they are both unskilled because they are seen as willing to work for less Collateral consequences 38000 sanctions imposed on people because of their past criminal conduct 80 are related to job availability 113 AfricanAmerican s can t vote because of felon disenfranchisement
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