Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 December 2013

248 Pages | 37 illustrations

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199989225

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Children of the Prison Boom

Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • A far-reaching study on the consequences of America's experiment in mass incarceration for children whose parents have been imprisoned
  • Explains how the effects of parental incarceration on American youth today will perpetuate inequality for generations to come

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